[amsat-bb] 15 September 2013 weather balloon with transponder.

Cor . kenwoodtrx at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 14 13:53:59 PDT 2013

Hello All,

At 15 september 2013 a weather balloon will be launched from QTH De Bilt in the Netherlands with a transponder, beacon and ATV video transmitter .
This event is a balloon fox hunt organized once in every year.
In the past Dutch amateur radio operators worked stations -
 from F/G/ON/DL via the balloon transponder.
145.475Mhz downlink (FM/N).
432.550Mhz uplink (FM/N).

145.450Mhz  100mw beacon  (FM/N).
2330Mhz ATV video transmitter with camera looking down.
Live video stream from the balloon camera will be shown on:

At 7.077Mhz  (LSB) a special balloon event ground station will be -
active with the callsign PH35BHV.
The special callsign is because it will be the 35th ballon fox hunt event.

The weather balloon will be  launched arround 11:00 UTC (it can also be later).
More information you can find on the balloon fox hunt website.
http://www.ballonvossenjacht.nl/ (click on the English language right side).

73s Cor PD0RKC 		 	   		  

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