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Tuesday
00:00:00 +06
06:00:00 UTC

2016-04-19

Sunrise:
Sunset:



QRP-Labs
(QRP)

Record # 737


Toronto Canada


43, -79

(N43° 0' 0", W79° 0' 0")

Grid: FN03LA

Map of Launch Site:
S-9

Mylar, 74g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


VE3KCL


10.140265mhz Wspr 10.140480 JT9 every 12min







Dave Beverstein, VE3KCL
airdry@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
74 Using: Hydrogen

At the moment over Russia at 10 kilometers height. It has traveled about 31000 kilometers so far and has looped around Greenland twice and flown over war zones without getting shot down. Live tracking here:...... http://qrp-labs.com/ultimate3/ve3kcl-balloons/ve3kcl-s9.html


Recovery Undetermined
No Post Flight APRS Data Available


Tuesday
04:00:00 EDT
08:00:00 UTC

2016-04-19

Sunrise:
Sunset:



VE3KCL
(VE3KCL)

Record # 736


Toronto Canada


43, -79

(N43° 0' 0", W79° 0' 0")

Grid: FN03LA

Map of Launch Site:
S9

Latex, 74g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


VE3KCL
10.140265mhz wspr 10.140480 JT9






Space Available
http://qrp-labs.com/ultimate3/ve3kcl-balloons/ve3kcl-s9.html


Dave Beverstein, VE3KCL
airdry@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
74 Using: Hydrogen

Over Russia now at 10kilometers traveled 31000km so far live tracking here : ................... http://qrp-labs.com/ultimate3/ve3kcl-balloons/ve3kcl-s9.html


Saturday
07:30:00 CDT
12:30:00 UTC

2016-04-23

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Central Missouri Composite Squadron - CAP
(CMCS)

Record # 721


5151 Roger I Wilson Mem Dr., Columbia, MO


39.0068, -92.3076

(N39° 0' 24", W92° 18' 27")

Grid: EM39UA

Map of Launch Site:
CAP-1

Latex, 600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


N0ESE
APRS: 144.390Mhz






https://www.mowgcap.us/index.php/ncr-mo-018


Mike McCrady, N0ESE
McCrady@p3nlhg229.shr.prod.phx3.secureserver.net


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Hydrogen






After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
12:46:21
UTC
1,102 ft.
0.34 Km
39.00683, -92.30833
EM39UA
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
13:14:39
UTC
348,240 ft.
106.14 Km
38.92733, -92.20767
EM38VW
7.7 Mi / 12.4 Km
12266 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
13:19:22
UTC
32,855 ft.
10.01 Km
38.92017, -92.20050
EM38VW
8.3 Mi / 13.4 Km
66866 ft/min
Max Speed was: 628.33 MPH, reached at 68296 feet @ GM38OR

Saturday
09:00:00 CDT
14:00:00 UTC

2016-04-23

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Middle Tennessee Robotic Arts Society
(MTRAS)

Record # 719


Charlotte Elementary School 200 Humphries Street, Charlotte, TN, USA


36.1797, -87.3403

(N36° 10' 47", W87° 20' 25")

Grid: EM66HE

Map of Launch Site:
MTRAS2-Balloon

Latex, 1500g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KI4NHK-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.mtras.com


Carlton Corbitt, KI4NHK
ki4nhk@ki4nhk.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1500 Using: Hydrogen

This is a 3, 1500g balloon cluster
2 payloads, FoxHunt on 146.565MHz Morse Code on FM, Cameras on both payloads, and parachute return experiment, 433.97388MHz backup beacon, accelerameter position experiment




After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
16:13:03
UTC
857 ft.
0.26 Km
36.18350, -87.33867
EM66HE
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
16:13:03
UTC
857 ft.
0.26 Km
36.18350, -87.33867
EM66HE
6218.1 Mi / 10007.1 Km
0 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:

UTC
0 ft.
0.00 Km
0, 0
JJ00AA
6218.1 Mi / 10007.1 Km
-4 ft/min
Max Speed was: 0 MPH, reached at 857 feet @ EM66HE

Saturday
17:00:00 EDT
21:00:00 UTC

2016-04-23

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Sunset:



NC Near Space Research
(NCNS)

Record # 741


Burlington


36.0799, -79.4873

(N36° 4' 48", W79° 29' 14")

Grid: FM06GB

Map of Launch Site:
NSL-46

Latex, 600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KD4BFP-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.ncnearspace.org/


Paul Lowell, KD4BFP
paul@lowell.to


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Hydrogen

Burlington Mini Maker Faire public launch




After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
16:15:48
UTC
1,672 ft.
0.51 Km
36.07583, -79.48817
FM06GB
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
17:25:54
UTC
91,535 ft.
27.90 Km
36.02233, -79.09183
FM06KA
22.4 Mi / 36.1 Km
1282 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
18:10:18
UTC
453 ft.
0.14 Km
35.94267, -78.88083
FM05NW
35.2 Mi / 56.6 Km
2051 ft/min
Max Speed was: 63.29 MPH, reached at 42185 feet @ FM05IX

Sunday
08:00:00 EDT
12:00:00 UTC

2016-04-24

Sunrise:
Sunset:



University of Maine High Altitude Balloon Team
(UMHAB)

Record # 742


Hartland, ME


44.8825, -69.4481

(N44° 52' 57", W69° 26' 53")

Grid: FN54GV

Map of Launch Site:
UMHAB-48

Latex, 1600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


N1YIP-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz

Beeline Beacon 433.6 MHz







Rick Eason, AA1PJ
aa1pj@eastron.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1600 Using: Hydrogen






After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
12:22:53
UTC
337 ft.
0.10 Km
44.88117, -69.44467
FN54GV
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
14:28:11
UTC
116,341 ft.
35.46 Km
44.90800, -68.09117
FN54WV
66.3 Mi / 106.7 Km
926 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
15:01:53
UTC
2,699 ft.
0.82 Km
44.88983, -67.53700
FN64FV
93.4 Mi / 150.3 Km
3372 ft/min
Max Speed was: 111.63 MPH, reached at 25416 feet @ FN64CW

Sunday
13:15:00 CDT
18:15:00 UTC

2016-04-24

Sunrise:
Sunset:



WB8ELK Balloon Flights
(WB8ELK)

Record # 743


FALKVILLE, AL


34.4083, -86.8133

(N34° 24' 30", W86° 48' 48")

Grid: EM64OJ

Map of Launch Site:
Skytracker 10

Plastic, 84g, Helium



WB8ELK-13
APRS: 144.340Mhz






http://www.wb8elk.com/


Mike Manes, WB8ELK
mrmanes@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
84 Using: Helium

Long duration superpressure plastic film balloon. Scientific Balloon Solutions SBS-12 envelope. Totally solar-powered APRS transmitter with supercaps.




After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
19:31:40
UTC
15,138 ft.
4.61 Km
34.56050, -86.84000
EM64NN
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
14:54:01
UTC
41,051 ft.
12.51 Km
33.82267, -3.91900
IM83AT
4588.8 Mi / 7384.9 Km
6 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
15:01:53
UTC
0 ft.
0.00 Km
0, 0
JJ00AA
6218.1 Mi / 10007.1 Km
-0 ft/min
Max Speed was: 88.61 MPH, reached at 40484 feet @ IM45VV

Tuesday
08:00:00 EDT
12:00:00 UTC

2016-04-26

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Peach Flight
(W7QO)

Record # 744


BUFORD


34.05, -83.9

(N34° 3' 0", W83° 54' 0")

Grid: EM84BB

Map of Launch Site:
TINY-1T

Plastic, 103g, Helium



W7QO-7
APRS: 144.390Mhz

WSPR every 10 mins on 20mtrs - 14.0956mhz - Ported to APRS as




http://peachflight.blogspot.com/


Alan Adamson, W7QO
adamson_alan@hotmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
103 Using: Helium

Test flight, new envelop, new tracker, new radio(s). WSPR will occur every 10 mins starting after launch. WSPR frequency is 20mtrs - 14.0956mhz. WSPR decode software available @http://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/k1jt/wspr.html. WSPR tracking via second callsign W7QO-9 at aprs.fi


Recovery Undetermined
No Post Flight APRS Data Available


Saturday
07:00:00 MDT
13:00:00 UTC

2016-04-30

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Edge of Space Sciences
(EOSS)

Record # 733


Wiggins, CO


40.2455, -104.054

(N40° 14' 44", W104° 3' 14")

Grid: DN70XF

Map of Launch Site:
EOSS-222

Latex, 3000g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


AE0SS-11
APRS: 144.340Mhz
K0SCC-11
K0SCC-11 on 147.42 MHz.




http://www.eoss.org/


Mike Manes, KE7KCK
mrmanes@gmail.com


Twitter/Facebook:
@eossorg

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
3000 Using: Hydrogen

5 x Denver Metro State balloonsats + 1 x DemoSat. Wx date Sun 5/1/16


Saturday
07:30:00 MDT
13:30:00 UTC

2016-04-30

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Sunset:



Edge of Space Sciences
(EOSS)

Record # 734


Wiggins, CO


40.2455, -104.054

(N40° 14' 44", W104° 3' 14")

Grid: DN70XF

Map of Launch Site:
EOSS-223

Latex, 3000g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


AE0SS-11
APRS: 144.340Mhz
KE0BMV-11
KE0BMV-11 on 145.600 MHz




http://www.eoss.org/


Mike Manes, KE7KCK
mrmanes@gmail.com


Twitter/Facebook:
@eossorg

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
3000 Using: Hydrogen

3 X Denver Metro State balloonsats + 1 demosat. Douglas County STEM p/l + NSSTI p/l + Denver Sch. of Arts ARC beacon KE0FXH-1. Wx date Sun 5/1/16


Thursday
08:15:00 EDT
12:15:00 UTC

2016-05-05

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Balloon Assisted Stratospheric Experiments (DePauw University)
(BASE)

Record # 724


Greencastle Middle School, Greencastle, Indiana, USA


39.64, -86.84

(N39° 38' 24", W86° 50' 24")

Grid: EM69NP

Map of Launch Site:
BASE 86

Latex, 800g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


W9YJ-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.depauw.edu/academics/departments-programs/physics-astronomy/department-research/base/


Howard Brooks, KC9QBN
hlbrooks@depauw.edu


Twitter/Facebook:
#BASE_DePauw

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
800 Using: Hydrogen

Flight with Greencastle Middle School 8th grade science experiments.


Friday
09:00:00 CDT
14:00:00 UTC

2016-05-06

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Amateur Radio Balloons Over North East Texas
(ARBONET)

Record # 740





33.1571, -96.7072

(N33° 9' 26", W96° 42' 26")

Grid: EM13PD

Map of Launch Site:
ARBONET 21, OGLE ELEMENTARY

Latex, 600g, Helium



K5ARB-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.arbonet.net/


Michael Willett, K5NOT
mw@omsrc.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Helium

Launch of student experiments for Ogle Elementary Will include APRS and RDF beacon


Saturday
09:00:00


2016-05-14

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Arizona Near Space Research
(ANSR)

Record # 739


U of A Ag Station, Maricopa, AZ


-111.976, 33.0727

(S111° 58' 34", E33° 4' 22")

Grid: K6M

Map of Launch Site:
ANSR-100

Latex, 3000g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KA7NSR-6
APRS: 144.340Mhz






http://www.ansr.org, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Ballooning/


Bill McLean, W7AS
bmclean@netzero.net


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
3000 Using: Hydrogen

This will have a single 12.5 pound payload for ASU School of Engeneering


Saturday
09:30:00 CDT
14:30:00 UTC

2016-05-14

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Central Nebraska Near Space Program
(CNNSP)

Record # 717


Aurora, NE


40.8585, -97.9958

(N40° 51' 31", W97° 59' 45")

Grid: EN10AU

Map of Launch Site:
CNNSP-11

Latex, 1200g, Helium



KC0MWM-11
APRS: 144.360 MHz
KC0MWM-12
144.390 MHz

CW beacon 146.565 MHz






Space Available
http://www.cnnsp.org/


Roger Hammond,
kc0mwm@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Helium

Edgerton Explorit Center


Saturday
10:30:00


2016-05-14

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Ivy Near Space Program for Computing Technologies
(INSPCT)

Record # 730


Goshen Airport, Goshen Indiana (KGSH)


41.5263, -85.7942

(N41° 31' 35", W85° 47' 39")

Grid: EN71CM

Map of Launch Site:
INSPCT-4a

Latex, 1500g, Helium



KC9VVJ-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz

Chase team will use 145.75MHz for FM Voice







Dave Bohlmann, KC9VVJ
dbohlmann@ivytech.edu


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1500 Using: Helium

Second attempt to use a surplus gas bag. We also will have a radio monitoring ADS-B aircraft telemetry on-board.

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