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Launch date – 4th of September with 11th of September 2022 as backup
Launch location – Centenary Park Oval, Ararat -37.293940449698425, 142.93738691164344
Launch time – 1000 Hrs AEST with recovery to be performed soon after
Frequencies in use –
Wenet (image transmission) frequency : 441.200 Mhz
HORUS (RS 41) frequency : 434.200 Mhz
Simplex for comms – 146.525 Mhz
You are all invited to come, be part of the launch on the 4th of September 2022 at 0930 and then help us chase, recover the payload soon after. The launch site is at Ararat and we will be launching at the agreed time, so plan out your day and set out early if you intend to be there for the launch.
Software you need to track the High Altitude Balloon we are launching.
Project HORUS Chasemapper – Plot your position on a map relative to the balloon using a Raspberry Pi and GPS
Project Horus horusdemodlib – Plot a reprogrammed radiosonde used as a payload for Amateur High Altitude Balloons
Project HORUS Horusgui – Windows software to track a reprogrammed radiosonde used as a payload for Amateur High Altitude Balloons
See images being broadcasted in real-time from the balloon – https://ssdv.habhub.org/
Read more about High Altitude Ballooning and get started with your own High Altitude Balloon journey at EMDRC – High Altitude Ballooning – Resource Centre