AMATEUR RADIO HIGH ALTITUDE BALLOONING LINKS

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Ralph Wallio, WΨRPK   W0RPK at netINS.net

Groups & Programs
Email Reflectors
The Big Guys - NASA, NSBF
Balloon Manufacturers and Distributors
Weather
Miscellaneous


GROUPS & PROGRAMS

ACES – LaSPACE/LSU/SU
http://atic.phys.lsu.edu/aces/

 AMSAT-France – F6FAO
http://ballon.amsat.free.fr/

ANNUAL DUTCH BALLOON FOX HUNT
http://www.ballonvossenjacht.nl/

ANSR - Arizona Near Space Research
http://www.ansr.org/ and http://www.kd7lmo.net/
Ballooning@yahoogroups.com to post a message
Ballooning-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe

ARSAT – Texas Tech University
http://www.arsat.org/


ARTOB – Amateur Radio Transponder on Balloon (DLΨART – Germany)
http://buene.muenster.de/darc/artob/homebale.htm

ASTRO – Atmospheric and Space Threshold Research Oklahoma
http://astro.okstate.edu/  

BALLOON V1.0 - N9OYP (California)
http://vpizza.org/~jmeehan/balloon/

BEAR - Balloon Experiments with Amateur Radio (Alberta)
http://www.sbszoo.com/bear/

 BLT - South Texas Balloon Launch Team (W5ACM)
http://www.qsl.net/w5acm/

BOI - Balloons Over Idaho
http://www.qsl.net/kc7nax/

BOREALIS - Montana Space Grant Consortium
http://spacegrant.montana.edu/borealis/

CAP-N-SPACE – Civil Air Patrol (Kansas City)
http://www.capnspace.org/


 CLUB SCIENCES ESPACE - lycιe Baggio Solar Balloon Club F6KTN & F6AGV (Lille, France )
http://ballonsolaire.free.fr/

CNNSP – Central Nebraska Near Space Program
http://www.cnnsp.org/

COPERNICUS-PROJECT - Stowarzyszenie Copernicus Project (Poland)
http://www.copernicus-project.org/

DARC P56 SSTV – Deutschen ARC (Germany)
http://www.ballonprojekt.de/

EOS - Edge of Space (Maine)
http://www.androscoggin.net/w1lwt/

EOSS - Edge of Space Sciences (Colorado)
http://www.eoss.org/
EOSS@yahoogroups.com to post a message
EOSS-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe

ES-OS - Experimental Sub-Orbital Society (Colorado)
http://www.geocities.com/ke0vh/ESOS
(ES-OS_Launch - underlining hides the underscore)
ES-OS_Launch@yahoogroups.com to post a message
ES-OS_Launch-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe

EXPLORER POST 632 – NASA Glenn Research Center (Ohio)
http://vmw2.grc.nasa.gov/post632/

FreeSpace – KI5CZ (California)
http://bordelon.net/freespace/

GROSSE POINTE ACADEMY – Solar lift to high altitude
http://mail.gpacademy.org/~rochter/default.htm  


HABET - High Altitude Balloon Experiments in Technology (Iowa)
http://cosmos.ssol.iastate.edu/HABET/

HABITAT SKYLAB - High Altitude Basic Investigation Testing And Tracking (Kansas)
http://habitatskylab.org/
HABITAT_SkyLab@yahoogroups.com  to post a message
HABITAT_SkyLab-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe


HALO - High Altitude Lift Off (Alabama)
http://home.hiwaay.net/~hal5/HALO/index.shtml

HAPB – High Altitude Photographic Balloon (Texas)
http://www.photoesque.com/HAPB/


HamBONE - Ham Balloons Over New England
http://frodo.bruderhof.com/hambone/index.html and http://frodo.bruderhof.com/ka2qpg/thinair/
Ham-BONE@yahoogroups.com to post a message
Ham-BONE-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe

HARPO - High Altitude Research Platform & Observatory (Georgia)
http://www.projectHARPO.net

HB Minnow – N4TXI
http://www.garydion.com/

High Altitude Glider Project - (Vancouver, B.C.)
http://members.shaw.ca/sonde/index.htm

http://artvb.oatmeal.dhs.org/


IlMARI - Artjarvi Telecommunications Society (Finland)
http://www.viestikallio.fi/ilmari/

KNSP - Kansas Near Space Project (Historic)
http://www.ksu.edu/humec/knsp/

LARG - Loudoun  Amateur  Radio  Group (Virginia)
http://www.k4lrg.org/Balloon/index.htm

MABEL - Michigan Area Balloon Experimental Launch
http://www.qsl.net/k8uo/UM201.htm

MECSAT – Medgar Evers College – City University of New York
http://nrts.mec.cuny.edu/mecsat/

METEOR – Rochester Institute of Technology (New York)
http://www.rit.edu/~jas6585/

MHABP - Minnesota's High-Altitude Balloon Project
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~tjs/Balloons.html

MnSGC BALLOONSAT PROGRAM – Minnesota Space Grant Consortium (Univ. of Minn.)
http://www.aem.umn.edu/msgc/BSAT/index.html

NSS - Near Space Sciences (Wisconsin)
http://www.qsl.net/wb9sbd/educators.html

 NSTAR - Nebraska Stratospheric Amateur Radio (N9XTN)
http://www.nstar.org/

NSV - Near Space Ventures, Inc. (Kansas City)
http://nearspaceventures.com


NTBP – North Texas Balloon Project (W5SJZ)
http://www.ntbp.org/
W5SJZ@yahoogroups.com  to post a message
W5SJZ-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe


ORB - Oklahoma Research Balloons
 http://members.cox.net/hhm_74775/orb/
oklahoma_research_balloons@yahoogroups.com to post a message
oklahoma_research_balloons-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe


PAMPERO/AUSTRO/CORDOBA - Near The Space Border (Argentina)
http://www.qsl.net/lw2dtz/globoeng/

PROJECT ARIA - Washington University (St. Louis)
http://www.aria.seas.wustl.edu/

PROJECT ELIJAH - Milwaukee School of Engineering (Wisconsin)
http://people.msoe.edu/~piggottc/
http://people.msoe.edu/~piggottc/Elijah%203%20Mission%20Report.htm

PROJECT TRAVELER - Reno County Kansas Amateur Radio Association
http://www.rckara.org/index.php?ID=41
(Project_Traveler - underlining hides the underscore)
Project_Traveler@yahoogroups.com to post a message
Project_Traveler-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe

PRSGC – Puerto Rico Space Grant Consortium
 http://prsgc.aprspr.net/

REACH FOR SPACE – Perryton High School (Texas) (N5IS & K5IS)
http://almostangels.org/balloons/

 SimSat – NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (N8PK - Maryland)
http://www.patkilroy.com/simsat/

SimSAT – AMRAD (Portugal)
http://www.amrad.pt/lancamento_cinelsat2.php

SkyQuest - (Massachusetts)
http://www.geocities.com/n1ltv/sqpage.htm

SSOK – Sky Science Over Kansas (WBΨDRL)
http://www.petesias.com/balloons.htm

SUNTRACKER - flying from western Ohio and eastern Indiana
http://www.suntracker.eng.wayne.edu

TigerCUB – Clemson University Balloon Project (South Carolina)
http://people.clemson.edu/~glehmac/balloon/balloon.htm

TVNSP - Treasure Valley Near Space Project (Idaho)
http://www.tvnsp.org
tvnsp@yahoogroups.com to post a message
tvnsp-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe

UNDHABP - University of North Dakota High Altitude Balloon Project
http://balloons.space.edu/habp/
Send 'subscribe balloons' (in the body of the message) to majordomo@space.edu

UX – University of Tennessee Amateur Radio Club
http://www.utarc.org/


 VWS - Vienna Wireless Society (Virginia)
http://www.viennawireless.org/balloon/index.php

WB8ELK – Bill Brown (Huntsville, AL)
http://www.wb8elk.com/

WV - West Virginia Near Space Balloon Group
http://www.wvnsbg.org/


Other Active
EMAIL REFLECTORS

Balloon Flight announcements (all groups)
(Balloon_Sked - underlining hides the underscore)
Balloon_Sked@yahoogroups.com to post a message
Balloon_Sked-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe

KNSP – Intercom Between Several Midwest Balloon Groups
(including NSTAR - HABITAT SKYLAB - RCKARA TRAVELER)
KNSP@yahoogroups.com to post a message
KNSP-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe

 GPSL - Great Plains Super Launch (annual Midwest event)
also intercom between groups

GPSL@yahoogroups.com to post a message
GPSL-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe


THE BIG GUYS - NASA, NSBF

NSBF
- National Scientific Balloon Facility
http://www.nsbf.nasa.gov/index.html

Index of /docs/balloon - NASA Long Duration Balloons
http://lheawww.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/balloon/

OTHER BALLOON LINKS - NASA Long Duration Balloons
http://lheawww.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/balloon/other_links.html

PROSPECTS FOR 100 DAY BALLOON FLIGHTS - NASA/Goddard
http://lheawww.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/balloon/workshop96/

Planetary Aerovehicles (Balloons and Ballutes) - JPL/NASA
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/adv_tech/balloons/summary.htm

OLYMPUS - Long Duration Balloon Science Platform
http://lheawww.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/balloon/roadmap/roadmap_ver1_1.pdf

Balloon is a Thermal Vehicle
http://lheawww.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/balloon/workshop96/Energy_Balance.GIF


Balloon Manufacturers and Distributors

AEROSTAR - Promotional Balloons and Inflatables
http://www.aerostar.com/

KAYMONT - Meteorological Balloons
http://www.kaymont.com/pages/home.html

KAYSAM - Meteorological Balloons
http://www.kaysam.com/

RAVEN INDUSTRIES - Engineered Films Division
http://www.ravenind.com/RavenCorporate/eng_films/high_alt_balloons_index.htm
 


Weather

University of Wyoming - Radiosonde Database Access
http://weather.uwyo.edu/upperair/sounding.html

FOD AFSS - The Unofficial Listing Of Balloon Weather Sources
http://www.dodgenet.com/~weavers/afss/balloon.htm

NOAA-FSL-NCDC - Radiosonde Database Access
http://raob.fsl.noaa.gov/

NOAA-FSL - Demonstration Division
http://www.profiler.noaa.gov/jsp/index.jsp

NOAA-READY - Air Resources Laboratory
http://www.arl.noaa.gov/ready/cmet.html

Northern Illinois University STORMCHASER - The Sounding Machine
http://www.stormchaser.niu.edu/machine/textsound.html


Miscellaneous

Experimental Ballooning Links
http://www.hotairship.com/links/ballooning.html

Hot Air Balloon Simulator
http://www-vrl.umich.edu/~saha/eng477/index.htm

Spherachutes
http://www.spherachutes.com/main.html

SULLOON - Solar Powered Balloons
http://members.aol.com/sulloon/Contact/contact.html

JP AEROSPACE
http://www.jpaerospace.com/

 

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