High Altitude Balloon Launch
Posted by: "KB9BVN" kb9bvn@...
Date: Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:50 pm ((PDT))
QRP ARCI is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the Iowa High Altitude
Balloon (iHAB) project. This sponsorship is for the second launch by iHAB.
This launch will provide improvements over their first launch to include
better APRS tracking, an improved 20 meter beacon and better camera clarity.
The launch is scheduled for October 2, 2010 at 14:00Z (9AM CDT) from the
Ottumwa Industrial Airport (OTM) IHCC North Campus Aviation Building.
Preflight will begin at 13:00Z (8AM CDT). Should weather prevent the launch,
the fall back date will be Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the same times.
Beacon (1.6 watts) will be on 14.059.0 MHz signing (the QRP ARCI
Club call sign) "K6JSS iHAB 2"Please go to http://www.qrparci.org/ for more information on the flight and
special recognition for reception reports.