PS-59 PICO balloon HF JT9 WSPR

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PS-59 PICO balloon HF JT9 WSPR

Post by VK3YT » Tue Jan 05, 2016 4:44 pm

Hi all,

FYI,

PS-59 is in the race across the oceans with PS-57 and PS-58 pico balloons.

Solar powered party balloon, 25mW TX
TX WSPR, JT9 on 30m only

Dial frequency 10.138700Mhz (standard WSPR dial frequency) for WSPR, JT9.
JT9 is at 1950Hz

See HF decoding info at http://picospace.net/?cat=34

Tracking as PS-59 on SNUS http://spacenear.us/tracker/fullscreen. ... S-58;PS-59
WSPR call sign is VK3ANH http://wsprnet.org/olddb?findcall=vk3anh

TX scheduling
Minute - Band - Mode - Condition
:04 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - mandatory
:14 - 34=0m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - if batt full
:24 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - if batt full
:34 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - mandatory
:44 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - if batt full
:54 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - if batt full

Assistance with tracking is appreciated.

Regards,
Andy VK3YT

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