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  • Hank Greeb
    FYI for anyone who may be interested in this iHAB-9 launch and tracking. Subject: Fw: Video Payload: iHAB-9 T-minus 3 Days To: 1. iHAB-9 Launch
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      FYI for anyone who may be interested in this iHAB-9 launch and tracking.


      Subject: Fw: Video Payload: iHAB-9 T-minus 3 Days
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      1. iHAB-9 Launch Announcement

      The iHAB Team is excited to announce the next launch of the iHAB
      Project! iHAB-9 is scheduled to launch February 16, 2013 at 16:00Z (9AM
      CDT). In conjunction with Engineers Week 2013, sponsored by Cedar Valley
      Amateur Radio Club (CVARC), Collins Amateur Radio Club (CARC), and
      Rockwell Collins Inc in Cedar Rapids, the Iowa High Altitude Balloon
      Project.

      Engineers Week celebrates the positive contributions engineers make to
      society and is a catalyst for outreach across the country to kids and
      adults alike. Engineers Week is part of many corporate and government
      cultures and is celebrated on every U.S. engineering college campus.

      This year’s Engineers Week theme celebrates you—engineers, engineering
      students, and technicians—and all of the amazing things you do everyday
      to make the world a better place.

      Launch Date/Time
      February 16th, 2013
      Webcast: 14:ØØZ - 8AM CDT
      Launch: 15:ØØZ - 9AM CDT

      Launch Location
      North of the Rec Center - Building 154 - on the Rockwell Collins Campus
      Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
      N 42. Ø314ØØ, W -91.6479ØØ

      Payload includes a new "micro" 20 Meter QRP CW beacon designed and built
      by Dave Cripe - NM0S, Hi-Def Video, and 1.2Ghz live video downlink. The
      CW beacon controller is a new version (not yet available for purchase)
      of the EZKeyer from 4SQRP. The EZKeyer v2 has expanded memories, AND
      beacon mode!


      Visit
      http://www.ihabproject.com/iHAB-9/<http://www.ihabproject.com/iHAB-9/>
      for updated Flight News, and Launch Information.

      === The launch of iHAB-9 will be webcast LIVE starting at/around 9:00AM
      CDT, so please plan to visit Mission Control. ===

      http://www.ihabproject.com/iHAB-9/MissionControl/<http://www.ihabproject.com/iHAB-9/MissionControl/>

      20M CW Beacon Signal Reports - Spot Here <http://www.qrpspots.com/>
      PLEASE SPOT ON CLUSTER

      FlightComm:

      - WØGQ - Cedar Rapids, IA

      146.745 MHz -, No Tone
      Echolink Node : NONE

      Telemetry & Tracking:

      - APRS (legacy)

      Balloon Telemetry-> HERE <http://aprs.fi/?call=a/W0OTM-11>
      Chase Vehicle Telemetry-> HERE <http://aprs.fi/?call=a/W0OTM-2>
      Both Telemetry->
      HERE<http://aprs.fi/?call=W0OTM-11,%20w0otm-2&mt=roadmap&z=13&timerange=3600>


      Propulsion
      600g He

      Payload #1:
      APRS - WØOTM-11 144.39Mhz
      OpenTracker+ Alinco DJ-C7 - VHF/UHF 3ØØ/5ØØmw

      2ØM QRP Beacon 1.5 Watts 14.057.85 +/- Mhz designed/built by Dave Cripe NM0S

      "W0OTM iHAB-9 Iowa High Altitude Balloon Project"
      AAØZZ EZKeyer <http://www.wa0itp.com/aa0zzkeyer.html> (with v2 Chip)
      20M Signal Reports - Spot Here <http://www.qrpspots.com/>
      PLEASE SPOT ON CLUSTER

      GoPro® HD HERO 1080p HD video

      1.2Ghz live wireless downlink video

      Keep Looking Up!
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