JOTA -- High Altitude Balloon Launch
- Near Space Ventures will launch a 1500g, Hydrogen filled High Altitude
Balloon on Sunday, October 19th, at aproxamatley 8:30a.m. Central time
as part of the North Star District BSA Camporee & Jamboree On The Air
(JOTA) 2009 event.
Smithville Lake, MO @ 39.41585N -094.50503W
Onboard APRS on 144.390Mhz,
Call Sign: WØNSV-11
You can follow the balloons location, altitude and speed from the
Internet by clicking on; http://aprs.fi/?call=w0nsv-11 after launch on
the day of the flight.
Simplex Repeater: 46.460/100PL --> The tone is critical to keep the
repeater out of APRS
See http://nearspaceventures.com for more information, or contact
Keith at kcscouter@...
We will also have at least two HF stations operating during the JOTA
weekend, including examples of digital (PSK31, Hellschreiber, etc),
VHF/UHF, satellite and slow scan TV. Join us in person, online or on
the air for a great weekend of Ham Radio.
Look for us on all the;
World Scout Frequencies found at http://www.kaiserklan.com/wa0tjt.html
-- Keith WA0TJT
When All Else Fails, Amateur Radio Works