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Re: Steve Fossett's Balloon attempt

On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, VK5ZAI wrote:

> Steve Fossett's around the world balloon attempt
> is under way and is passing over South Australia
> at present (Aug.6, 10:16utc) For those wishing to
> track the progress of "Solo Spirit" the web page
> with GPS data dump can be found at :
> http://solospirit.wustl.edu/asp/dumpdata.asp

This is an opportunity for a volunteer to take an occassional GPS posit
and to "syntehsize" an APRS posit for it and to then transmit that into
the APRS system.  Then http://www.ariss.net or http://www.aprs.net will
pick it up and plot it on the world map for all to see.

Just a thought...

de WB4APR, Bob

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