PS-68 PICO balloon APRS MEL-QLD

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PS-68 PICO balloon APRS MEL-QLD

Postby VK3YT » Fri Aug 26, 2016 10:06 am

Hi all,

PS-68 is planned for release at 7am Sat 27 Aug 2016 AEST.
Solar powered party balloon, 10mW TX
APRS on 145.175Mhz
Olivia 8/250 with RSID on 434.649Mhz USB (Dial frequency)

Tracking as PS-68 on SNUS https://tracker.habhub.org/#!mt=roadmap ... ay&f=PS-68
and VK3YT-11 on APRS.FI http://aprs.fi/#!mt=roadmap&z=11&call=a ... tail=43200

Prediction (the red line)
Image

Assistance with tracking is appreciated.

Instructions for tracking can be found here http://picospace.net/?p=736
There should be someone on the IRC forum to help with setup http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=picospace

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Re: PS-68 PICO balloon APRS MEL-QLD

Postby VK1JA » Fri Aug 26, 2016 11:00 am

Great stuff Andy,

I'll be monitoring both 2m and 70cm.

Good luck with the launch.
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Re: PS-68 PICO balloon APRS MEL-QLD

Postby VK2FAK » Fri Aug 26, 2016 2:20 pm

Hi all..

Yes it should be an interesting flight if it stays close to the predicted Path...

will be listening....good luck
Regards

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