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CU Gateway to Space & COSG Demosats

Three Heavy balloons supporting the CU Boulder Gateway to Space program and Colorado Space Grant Consortium. Six Exempt balloons planned as backup if cloud cover is greater than 5/10ths.

Flight Coordinator: 
Event Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 (All day)
Alt Launch Date: 
Sunday, April 9, 2017

Preflight Net:

  • 147.225 MHz CRA Repeater (107.2 Hz Tone) 8 pm MDT preceding night
  • 146.940 MHz (103.5 HZ Tone) RMRL Repeater if the CRA machine is down
  • 146.640 MHz (100 Hz Tone) DRL will serve as a backup frequency

Recovery Operations:

  • 449.450 MHz RMRL (103.5 Hz Tone)
  • 448.225 MHz (141.3 Hz Tone) Testing… PL verified 7/2/14
  • 446.100 MHz Field Simplex
  • 146.550 MHz Backup field simplex

Launch Site Simplex: 146.550 MHz

HF - Possible ops: 7.235 LSB

Tactical Calls: 
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