Brazilian APRS Balloon Launches Sunday

PV8AA_placa_gpsThe Liga de Amadores Brasileiros De Rádio Emissão will launch an APRS balloon PV8AA-11 on Sunday, November 17 at 1000 UT. It is expected to reach at altitude of 23 km and will transmit on 144.300 MHz CW and 145.570 MHz packet.

Radiosonde PV8AA – 11
PWR : 500mW
Antenna 1/4 wave .
Battery: Lithium Polymer 7.2V x 1.7 – Test duration : 11h
QRG Coordinates: 144.300 MHz CW Telemetry : 145.570 MHz Packet

Elevation data , internal and external temperature , battery voltage , number of transmission and satellite – GPS .
Balloon : 1m30cm/350gramas . Holds average of 3 cubic meters of Gas
Experiment : 315 grams + parachute rope : 75gramas
Maximum anticipated altitude : 23 km, rate of climb and descent : 5-6 m / s approx .

Local Release : 2 ° 50 45N 60 ° 41 56 W – Facilities EMA – BV .

Monitoring by SITE http://www.aprs.fi/ PV8AA – 11

Listener Report please send to : pv8aa at hotmail.com or pv8dx at arrl.net