APRS log file of the above data. Load this into your APRS program
Radio Direction Finding Links Here are some of the tools we use to chase the balloons.
Pictures from our recovery of NASA's November 1999 Leonids Meteor Observation Balloon.
Some of our balloons send Morse-Code telemetry on 28.322 MHz and 146.565 MHz. You can decode this telemetry and interpret it from the graphs shown below.
Altitude Telemetry Decoding Chart (0-120,000 ft)
Altitude Telemetry Decoding Chart (80-120,000 ft)
Temperature Telemetry Decoding Chart (0-120,000 ft)
Documentation from preparations for the August 5th 1995 balloon mission
Photos from the August 5, 1995 Balloon Mission
A MAJOR LOSS TO HAM RADIO ATV: Loyce (Kip) Turner ( W4KIP) passed away on December 17, 2003. Kip had brain surgery in September and passed away due to complications from that. Kip was an inventor, an engineer and a close friend to all ATVers. Kip was the inventor of the "Hawg Fence" antenna that allowed newcomers to have a reasonably high gain for less than 5 dollars.
Kip's funeral was on:
Sunday December 21, 2003