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Re: CAPCOM Ballon Launch from New Hampshire fails to deflate




  Roger,

  How long will the beacon last for?  (I can
go huntil via small plane, but probably not till
friday.)

  -al



RogerKola@aol.com wrote:
> 
> The first CAPCOM  launch from the HossTraders Hamfest this Saturday near
> Concord, NH failed to burst at the specified altitude and has been determined
> to have landed near Provincetown on Cape Cod...
> 
> This is a simplex/GPS/UNOROTO packet package which will respond to :
> 
> CQ VIA CAPCOM on UNPROTO Packet on the freq 147.62 simplex...it also sends
> out a beacon every 30 secs on the same frequency...
> 
> Anyone who is wandering around that area with a 2 meter rig might check the
> frequency and become a hero.... ;-)
> 
> I have also been advised that the 3rd launch did not activate the GPS and is
> thought to have gone down in SE NH or NE Mass....this one has failed to
> respond to a search by plane...it is there somewhere also....and responds the
> same way
> 
> The second launch was recovered by GPS 40' up in a tree on someone's
> backyard...
> 
> Any info would be apperciated and should be forwarded to N1ORC email address:
> AZROWE@JUNO.COM
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Roger
> WA1KAT
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