Balloon Launch from North America to Europe using 30m RTTY/CW, Tuesday, March 10th @ 10 pm EDT
- Spirit of Knoxville IV balloon launches Tuesday 11th March
Spirit of Knoxville IV (SNOX IV) launch date has been set at 0300 UT on Tuesday 11th March. The balloon with carry a RTTY LSB/CW beacon on 10.126 MHz.
This flight is designed to stay aloft for more than 24 hours, inserted into the current jet stream at normal flight altitudes of 30,000 to 40,000 ft. This will take the balloon into Europe over the UK and France if all goes well around 40 hours into the flight.
Launch Time: 0300 UTC March 11 (10 PM EDT March 10) Track the mission live at: http://www.spiritofknoxville.com (the Live status page will only become active at launch)
Keep an eye on the latest progress from the launch team on the front page of spiritofknoxville.com or by using twitter to follow twitter user "spiritofknox".
Radio listeners: Flight radio details will be available on the DTRC status page which opens when you run the current version of DTRC.
Download DTRC from http://dtrc.utarc.org
Spirit of Knoxville Crew
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