University of Akron W8UPD



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Weather Balloon Repeater has been Found!
Weather Balloon On board images video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MT6fLAcX1QM
The weather balloon landed in SurgarCreek Ohio. The GPS module worked perfectly tracking the balloon.

 

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Weather Balloon Cross-Band Repeater Launch Field Day June 25th at 3:30pm

    Uplink 446.100 (Repeater receive)Downlink 147.560 (Repeater transmit)


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The Foxhunt Weather Balloon has been found!!!

Data: 14.23 Miles high
Coldest temperature recorded -34*F
Found on Ballash Rd.  by Chippewa lake



W8UPD Weather Balloon Launch 4/16/2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlUPbncM0-M&feature=youtu.be





You will hear a background buzzing in hz on the mores code beacon signal. Use a decoder that will pick up that
frequency, then use this table to see how high the capsule is.

W8UPD meets every Monday in ASEC 530 from 1pm to 5pm

Anyone is welcome to attend meetings! Parking is available around campus.  We monitor our repeater 145.170- PL 123Hz during the meetings. If you have any issues, we are constantly monitoring the repeater. 

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Repeater Location

ASEC 530 with transmit antennas on the towers

Projects
Weather Balloon Foxhunt Beacon





 Repeater:  2 Meter
 70cm
 Frequency  145.170  443.1125MHz
 PL Tone:  123  131.8
Offset: - 600  +5 MHz
 Radio:  Motorola  Motorola
     






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