[OZAPRS] PICO balloon flight Melbourne - Sydney with APRS payload
vk2zbb at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 15:48:02 EST 2014
Presumably the altitude increase & no further signals is a burst (I
wouldn't think it was out of range at that height yet) ?
On 16/03/2014 9:23 PM, Andy Nguyen wrote:
> Hi all,
> Another PICO balloon flight is on its way to Sydney from Melbourne
> Predicted path is Melbourne - Sydney - NZ
> Currently over Beechworth at 7000m, doing 125km/h.
> Payload is an ultra-light APRS beacon transmitting 10mW on 145.175Mhz.
> Callsign is VK3YT-11
> APRS tracking at
> Tracking with prediction at
> See http://picospace.net for details.
> Expected to reach Sydney tonight, then it will be out to sea.
> If the balloon survives tomorrow it might be within range of New Zealand
> APRS stations around 12:00 UTC 17/3
> TX frequency will switch to NZ APRS frequency 144.575Mhz once 160.0
> longitude is crossed.
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