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Subject: [amsat-bb] Vernon Balloon eXperiment 2


>On August 8th, 1998, VBX-2 (Vernon Balloon eXperiments 2) will be launched.
>Last year the package was a crossband repeater on 446.00Mhz input &
>146.52Mhz output. Once again VBX-2 will include a crossband repeater on the
>above stated frequencies and it will also include a APRS beacon on 144.39.
>VBX-2 Will also be visible via on javAPRS at Steve Dimse's (K4HG) page in
>Florida at www.aprs.net. Launch time will be 19:30 GMT (10:30am pacific
>time) from the Watson House, Vernon, British Columbia. Talk in and
>coordination in the Vernon area will take place on the Silver Star repeater
>(146.88-). Please check the VBX Website (http://www.junction.net/norac/vbx)
>for more info as well as a notice on launch day with an expected path that
>VBX-2 will take.
>
>Please note that Vernon is 5 hours north/east of Vancouver BC.
>Any reports or questions about this project should be sent to
>mailto:veg@linus.vernon.net Thanks in advance, Michael Illingby VE7TFD 73
>
>
>Michael Illingby
>Silver Star Computers
>Vernon BC
>Canada
>Ham Call Sign VE7TFD
>VBX-2 Co-Ordinator Vernon Balloon eXperiments
>Never knock on Death's door; ring the doorbell and run (he hates that).
>
>Click http://linus.vernon.net/pgp.txt for my Pgp Key.
>
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