Posts Tagged ‘ansr’

August 2017 Eclipse High Altitude Balloon Flights

The ham radio club that I am a member of supported two high altitude balloon flights from the area of Glendo, Wyoming on August 21st, 2017.

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ANSR Ground Station Tracking System

In support of the Arizona Near Space Research group, I have agreed to set up a new ground station for tracking the balloon flights.  We do this in order to point directional antennas at the balloons as they float across the state on their missions.  I had done this about 10 – 12 years ago […]

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ANSR – Arizona Near Space Research work

After having taken a break for a few years, I have renewed my membership in the Arizona Near Space Research group.  This is a club that specializes in high-altitude balloon launches that carry payloads typically designed and built by students ranging from Jr. High to Post Graduate levels.  I was involved in the club shortly […]

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VHF/UHF Antennas

In March of 2003 I decided that I wanted an outdoor antenna system for 2-meters and 70 cm. I was involved in the Arizona Near Space Research balloon launces, and setting up an echolink link at my house. I found an article in one of my old Handbooks that described using copper pipe to build […]

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