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387Re: RTRAK-HAB Success!

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  • Jason R
    Aug 17, 2011
      Mike,

      That is great news! Congrats on the successful flight!

      We appreciate your feedback on the HAB.

      Jason - KE4NYV
      RPC Electronics, LLC
      www.rpc-electronics.com

      --- In RTrak@yahoogroups.com, "n0mpm" <morgamp52@...> wrote:
      >
      > I flew the new HAB version of RTRAK at GPSL on July 30, 2011. I am happy to report that Serial #0001 performed perfectly for the complete flight. Balloon burst was about 90,000 ft.
      >
      > The unit was powered with 2 Energizer 9V lithium batteries in parallel. The batteries had plenty of life left after the 160 minute flight.
      >
      > The BalloonSat weighed only 300 grams. The flight track is on APRS.FI with the call n0mpm-11.
      >
      > Mike
      > PENS (Pella Explores Near Space)
      >
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