The BalloonSat Forum will be held in Forum Room 2 on Friday between 12:15 pm and 2:15 pm.
Moderator: Bill Brown, WB8ELK
Speakers: Jack Crabtree - W7JLC, Rod Fritz - WB9KMO, Brian Tanner, James Coxon -M6JCX, Doug Loughmiller W5BL
Bill Brown - WB8ELK - California Near Space Project Trans-Atlantic Flight Across the Country and across the Atlantic on a weather balloon.
Jack Crabtree, W7JLC - Arizona Near Space Research The ASCEND! program
Rod Fritz, WB9KMO - Santa Barbara High Altitude Balloon From the Beach to Near Space with a Shocking Landing
Brian Tanner, Spaceport Indiana - Space and science education using Amateur Radio High Altitude Balloons
James Coxon, M6JCX, UK High Altitude Society Microballoon projects and the Spacenear balloon tracking website * Prerecorded Presentation
Dough Loughmiller W5BL - ARBONET flights and SSTV payload (this payload will fly from the flea market after the Forum)
A weather balloon carrying SSTV and APRS will be launched from the Flea Market at 3:00 p.m. after the BalloonSat Forum! Watch from the YDXA booth or in person in the Flea Market just outside the flea market entrance to the main Hara Arena.
Dayton Hamvention Balloon payload details:
APRS on 144.390: WB8ELK-11
SSTV on 147.560 MHz FM
- Bill WB8ELK