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Monday
21:00:00 EDT
01:00:00 UTC

2014-08-25

Sunrise:05:27:02
Sunset:19:46:50



University of Maine High Altitude Balloon Team
(UMHAB)

Record # 516


UMaine, Orono, ME
35m / 115ft


44.9034, -68.668

(N44° 54' 12", W68° 40' 5")

Grid: FN54PV

Map of Launch Site:
UMHAB-32

Latex, 1600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


AB1OM-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz









Rick Eason, AA1PJ
reason@maine.edu


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1600 Using: Hydrogen






After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
01:00:59
UTC
413 ft.
0.13 Km
44.90417, -68.66750
FN54PV
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
04:34:30
UTC
120,200 ft.
36.64 Km
44.53583, -69.18767
FN54JM
36.1 Mi / 58 Km
561 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
15:56:25
UTC
0 ft.
0.00 Km
0, 0
JJ00AA
5186.5 Mi / 8346.9 Km
-0 ft/min
Max Speed was: 42.58 MPH, reached at 120200 feet @ FN54JM

Saturday
08:00:00 CDT
13:00:00 UTC

2014-08-30

Sunrise:06:46:00
Sunset:20:09:25



Plano Amateur Radio Klub
(PARK)

Record # 517


Princeton, TX
176m / 577ft


33.173, -96.484

(N33° 10' 23", W96° 29' 2")

Grid: EM13SE

Map of Launch Site:
PHAB-10

Latex, 1500g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


W5ADC-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.k5prk.net


Anthony Campbell, W5ADC
tony@w5adc.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1500 Using: Hydrogen

433.92 Beacon




After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
13:32:00
UTC
612 ft.
0.19 Km
33.17533, -96.48517
EM13SE
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
15:22:19
UTC
120,290 ft.
36.66 Km
33.34867, -96.75500
EM13OI
19.7 Mi / 31.6 Km
1085 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
15:56:25
UTC
8,150 ft.
2.48 Km
33.40733, -96.76750
EM13OJ
22.9 Mi / 36.8 Km
3289 ft/min
Max Speed was: 62.14 MPH, reached at 112234 feet @ EM13OI

Saturday
08:00:00 CDT
13:00:00 UTC

2014-08-30

Sunrise:06:28:53
Sunset:20:19:19



Nebraska Stratospheric Amateur Radio
(NSTAR)

Record # 505


Treynor HS, Treynor, IA
376m / 1,234ft


41.2306, -95.6083

(N41° 13' 50", W95° 36' 30")

Grid: EN21EF

Map of Launch Site:
NSTAR 14-B

Latex, 1500g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


N9XTN-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz
N9XTN-12
APRS 144.360MHz






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


Mark Conner, N9XTN
n9xtn@arrl.net


Twitter:
@N9XTN

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1500 Using: Hydrogen

A third APRS payload is possible, freq and callsign TBD. Launch site may change depending on wind forecast.


Saturday
10:00:00


2014-08-30

Sunrise:06:58:31
Sunset:19:05:19



Ballon Radioamateur du Quebec
(BRAQ)

Record # 501


VARENNES, PQ, CANADA
-9999m / -32,805ft


45.673, -73.4273

(N45° 40' 23", W73° 25' 38")

Grid: FN35GQ

Map of Launch Site:
BRAQ 2014-06, SOTA 2014

Latex, 1000g, Helium



VE2WMG-11
APRS: 144.800Mhz
VA2RMG-11
144.390
VE2ESM-11





http://raqi.ca/braq/


Michel Graveline,
ve2wmg@yahoo.ca


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1000 Using: Helium

Cross Band Repeater for SOTA 2014Input : 445.525 T 103.5Output : 145.560Bilingual Network animated by Gerry VE2AW




After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
15:14:07
UTC
498 ft.
0.15 Km
45.67333, -73.42050
FN35GQ
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
18:35:51
UTC
67,111 ft.
20.46 Km
45.55567, -72.43167
FN35SN
48.5 Mi / 78 Km
330 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
18:12:46
UTC
48,641 ft.
14.83 Km
45.61033, -72.65200
FN35QO
37.4 Mi / 60.2 Km
-800 ft/min
Max Speed was: 1150.66 MPH, reached at feet @ DW87BB

Monday
08:00:00 EDT
12:00:00 UTC

2014-09-01

Sunrise:05:36:10
Sunset:19:35:46



University of Maine High Altitude Balloon Team
(UMHAB)

Record # 518


UMaine campus, Orono, ME
35m / 115ft


44.9034, -68.668

(N44° 54' 12", W68° 40' 5")

Grid: FN54PV

Map of Launch Site:
UMHAB-33

Latex, 1600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


AB1OM-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz








Space Available



Rick Eason, AA1PJ
reason@maine.edu


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1600 Using: Hydrogen

CW beacon 433.6Mhz




After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
12:05:24
UTC
218 ft.
0.07 Km
44.90317, -68.66733
FN54PV
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
14:11:13
UTC
123,858 ft.
37.75 Km
44.89333, -68.19567
FN54VV
23.1 Mi / 37.2 Km
983 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
18:38:32
UTC
117 ft.
0.04 Km
44.89883, -68.66250
FN54QV
0.4 Mi / 0.6 Km
463 ft/min
Max Speed was: 80.55 MPH, reached at 36814 feet @ FN54WV

Friday
17:00:00 EDT
21:00:00 UTC

2014-09-05

Sunrise:06:20:41
Sunset:20:02:37



N2NXZ - James Zelazny
(N2NXZ)

Record # 519


Hilton,NY
87m / 285ft


43.3261, -77.7664

(N43° 19' 34", W77° 45' 59")

Grid: FN13CH

Map of Launch Site:
Floater

Latex, 1600g, Helium



N2NXZ-7
RTTY 434.651 mhz RTTY 10.135 mhz beacon







James Zelazny, N2NXZ
n2nxz@cmsdigital.net


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1600 Using: Helium

This flight will be intended for long duration.Ground tracking well needed.Email me for info.UHF SSB GPS RTTY tracking on 434.651 mhz. HF SSB RTTY beacon on 10.135 mhz.Launch is weather dependant.


Saturday
11:00:00 EDT
20:00:00 UTC

2014-09-06

Sunrise:05:47:44
Sunset:20:02:17



Rockets, Etc
(RETC)

Record # 508


North Adams, MA
330m / 1,083ft


42.69, -73.13

(N42° 41' 24", W73° 7' 48")

Grid: FN32KQ

Map of Launch Site:
HAB-1

Latex, 600g, Helium



KB1YTY
APRS: 144.390Mhz








Space Available
http://RocketsEtc.com


Alex Zhilyakov, KB1YTY
alex@azzie.net


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Helium

http://RocketsEtc.com


Sunday
15:00:00 EDT
19:00:00 UTC

2014-09-07

Sunrise:07:05:01
Sunset:20:29:54



Balloon Assisted Stratospheric Experiments (DePauw University)
(BASE)

Record # 521


Greencastle
258m / 846ft


39.64, -86.81

(N39° 38' 24", W86° 48' 36")

Grid: EM69OP

Map of Launch Site:
BASE 83

Latex, 600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


W9YJ-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz

Transmitting every 30 seconds - NOPATH above 1 km (ASL)

and WIDE2

1 below 1 km




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


Howard Brooks, KC9QBN
hlbrooks@depauw.edu


Twitter:
#BASE_DePauw

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Hydrogen

Flight from Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days event at the Putnam County Regional Airport. Launch may be a little early. DF Beacon on 433.92 MHz with CW of W9YJ followed by two beeps and 25.5 second pause. Also using 900 MHz spread spectrum equipment from StratoStar.


Saturday
15:00:00 CDT
20:00:00 UTC

2014-09-13

Sunrise:06:13:58
Sunset:19:26:58



Fox Valley Composite Squadron (Civil Air Patrol)
(FVCS)

Record # 520


Kankakee Airport (3KK), Kankakee, IL, USA
189m / 620ft


41.1, -87.9167

(N41° 6' 0", W87° 55' 0")

Grid: EN61AC

Map of Launch Site:
FVCS-5

Latex, 1200g, Helium



WA9CAP-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz









1st Lt Gary Brown, NO9G
gary@foxcap.org


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Helium

Guinness World Record attempt at \"Highest Paper Airplane Flight from a High Altitude Balloon\". More details available on website at: http://foxcap.org/content/nearspaceballoon


Saturday
11:00:00 EDT
15:00:00 UTC

2014-09-20

Sunrise:07:13:15
Sunset:20:04:53



Spaceport Indiana
(SPI)

Record # 475


Knightstown Indiana
313m / 1,027ft


39.8067, -85.5314

(N39° 48' 24", W85° 31' 53")

Grid: EM79FT

Map of Launch Site:
Space Day 2014

Latex, 600g, Helium



WB8ELK-13
APRS: 144.390Mhz
WB8ELK-14
Iridium GPS 443.998






Space Available
http://www.spaceportindiana.com/Index/index.php


Brian Tanner/Bill Brown, WB8ELK
btanner@spaceportindiana.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Helium

Also looking for HAMs who want to teach some sessions at Space Day or set up some demos. Lots of kids and we LOVE to promote Amateur Radio. WE also want to offer some help for those trying to get their license with a help session same day. Please contact us if interested.


Thursday
12:00:00 ULAT
20:00:00 UTC

2014-11-06

Sunrise:09:03:35
Sunset:19:18:25



Shaftesbury High School
(SHARP)

Record # 487


Treherne, Manitoba, Canada (el. 382m)


49.62, -98.69

(N49° 37' 12", W98° 41' 24")

Grid: EN09PO

Map of Launch Site:
SHARP 3.1

Latex, 3000g, Helium



VE4SHS-9
APRS: 144.390Mhz








Space Available
http://shsballoonproject.pbworks.com


Robert Striemer, VE4SHS
rstriemer@pembinatrails.ca


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
3000 Using: Helium

Launch behind the Treherne high school at exactly 12:00 PM. Altitude reached 117306 feet.

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