dimanche 14 février 2016

BALLON SOLAIRE SUISSE

dear everybody

after moths of preparation we finally will make a flight attempt tomorrow from southern switzerland at aboud 11 am  (UTC).

please join in, if you own a lora-gateway (we're using david akermans flextrack and gateways, big thanks for his support). as solar balloon flights are log, we will lose our ground station pretty soon and will depend on our car gateway (and cellular internet). any support therefore is highly appreciated!

the ballon is about 30 m3, and we expect it to float on 18'000 meters. the prediction tells us, that it will land near prague (49.93717178, 15.17707941).

we're not sure. this might be the first alpine crossing with a solar ballon.

it would be very nice to recover the payload. if you're not owning a lora-gateway please press the thumb ;o)

thanks for any support, roman and christina

MAJ-1  :
....please join in, if you own a lora-gateway (we're using david akermans flextrack and gateways, big thanks for his support). as solar balloon flights are log, we will lose our ground station pretty soon and will depend on our car gateway (and cellular internet). any support therefore is highly appreciated!
Hi Roman,

Please provide more details about LORA configuration (bw, sf etc)
My LoRa gateway located in southern Poland is at yours service. ->
http://sp9uob.verox.pl/LoRa/lora-outdoor.jpg


Cheers.

Tomasz Brol  SP9UOB



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