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Friday
10:00:00 EDT
17:00:00 UTC

2015-08-21

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QRP-Labs
(QRP)

Record # 671


Ontario Canada


44.08, -80.2

(N44° 4' 48", W80° 12' 0")

Grid: EN94VB

Map of Launch Site:
S-4

Latex, 74g, Hydrogen Mylar balloon



VE3KCL
http://www.qrp-labs.com/ultimate3/ve3kcl-balloons/ve3kcl-s4.html







David Beverstein, VE3KCL
airdry@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
74 Using: Hydrogen Mylar balloon

2 foil party balloons with Qrp Labs transmitter module .46\\\\\\\\


Friday
10:30:00 ALMT
16:30:00 UTC

2015-08-21

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QRP-Labs
(QRP)

Record # 672


Ontario Canada


44.08, 80.2

(N44° 4' 48", E80° 12' 0")

Grid: NN04CB

Map of Launch Site:
S-4 http://www.qrp-labs.com/ultimate3/ve3kcl-balloons/ve3kcl-s4.html

Mylar, 74g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


VE3KCL


http://www.qrp-labs.com/ultimate3/ve3kcl-balloons/ve3kcl-s4.html







David Beverstein, VE3KCL
airdry@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
74 Using: Hydrogen

Landed in the Norwegian Sea after a Trans-Atlantic flight of 10,288 km. Flew over France, Luxembourg, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia, Finland and Norway. Landed less than 20 degrees from the North Pole North of Iceland


Recovery Undetermined
No Post Flight APRS Data Available


Saturday
10:00:00 CDT
15:00:00 UTC

2015-08-22

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South Texas Balloon Launch Team
(BLT)

Record # 668


Wharton Intergalactic Spaceport, Wharton, TX


29.2543, -96.1544

(N29° 15' 15", W96° 9' 16")

Grid: EL19WG

Map of Launch Site:
BLT-42

Latex, 1600g, Helium



AB5SS-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz
W5ACM-9





http://www.w5acm.net/


John Maca, AB5SS
ab5ss@swbell.net


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1600 Using: Helium

Check http://www.w5acm.net/b42.html or contact Andy MacAllister, w5acm@amsat.org for the latest flight/payload information. Live DTV-B Color ATV = 434 Digital TV 0.3W, Crossband FM Repeater Up 147.435 & Down 446.000, Digital Camera with a picture every 15 seconds, Balloon Burst Cam Recorder. APRS Coconut v1.2 - AB5SS-11 - 144.390 MHz. APRS GPS Downlink = 144.390 W5ACM-9 250 mW, TWO GoPro Cameras for HD Recording, Micro Cam Recorder pointing down.New Surface Mount Fireball - 28.322 MHz & 50.000 MHz - 50 mWAustin Experiments - Raspberry Pi w/TP-Link WiFi & Omni AntennaDallas Experiments KE5GDB - SSTV System - 144.5 MHz FM - 0.5 W




After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
15:20:15
UTC
92 ft.
0.03 Km
29.25717, -96.15567
EL19WG
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
16:55:15
UTC
84,007 ft.
25.61 Km
29.30600, -96.39017
EL19TH
14.5 Mi / 23.4 Km
883 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
17:09:16
UTC
8,396 ft.
2.56 Km
29.31683, -96.41250
EL19TH
16 Mi / 25.8 Km
5394 ft/min
Max Speed was: 46.03 MPH, reached at 81741 feet @ EL19TH

Thursday
09:00:00 EDT
13:30:00 UTC

2015-09-10

Sunrise:06:38:03
Sunset:19:56:10



Ravage Near Space Balloon
(RNSB)

Record # 636


Mill Run, PA
756m / 2,480ft


39.944, -79.3918

(N39° 56' 38", W79° 23' 30")

Grid: FM09HW

Map of Launch Site:
SC-1

Latex, 600g, Helium



KC3FBT-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz









Brian Popernack, KC3FBT
brian.popernack@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Helium

First flight from our group.


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

2015-09-19

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Near Space Ventures Inc.
(NSV)

Record # 669


Line Creek Park, Kansas City, MO


39.204, -94.6103

(N39° 12' 14", W94° 36' 37")

Grid: EM29QE

Map of Launch Site:
VentureStar-28

Latex, 600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


W0NSV-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz








Space Available
http://nearspaceventures.com


Keith Kaiser, WA0TJT
wa0tjt@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Hydrogen

At least two Cub Scout Packs and a CAP Squadron from Columbia will be there for the launch and chase.

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