samedi 18 septembre 2010

iHAB project lâcher de ballon le 2 octobre 2010 14h00 UTC 14.059 MHz

QRP Amateur Radio Club International is pleased to announce their
sponsorship of the Iowa High Altitude Balloon (iHAB) project. This
sponsorship is for the second launch by iHAB. This launch will provide
improvements over their first launch to include better APRS tracking,
an improved 20 meter beacon and better camera clarity.

The launch is scheduled for October 2, 2010 at 14:00Z (9AM CDT) from the
Ottumwa Industrial Airport (OTM) IHCC North Campus Aviation Building.
Preflight will begin at 13:00Z (8AM CDT). Should weather prevent the
launch, the fall back date will be Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the same

The QRP Beacon (1.6 watts) will be on 14.059.0 MHz signing (the QRP ARCI
Club call sign) "K6JSS iHAB 2"

Please go to <> for more
information on the flight and special recognition for reception reports.