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Summit Middle School and NSSTI

Update 10/17/17 1300: Preflight net will be held on the 449.225 MHz RMHAM Repeater (141.3 Hz Tone), 8 pm MDT preceding night of flight.This will be a flight of two 1500g balloons flying payloads from NSSTI and Boulder's Summit Middle School.  Launch times will be at 0800 and 0820.  Preliminary predictions are now being posted with 24 hour updates at this link: www.eoss.org/predict

Flight Coordinator: 
Tom Londrigan KE7KCK
Event Date: 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 (All day)
Alt Launch Date: 
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Launch Site: 
Flights: 

EOSS-262

This will be a 1500g balloon with 3 payloads from NSSTI

Balloon Type: 
Totex 1500g
Parachute: 
10 ft Rocketman
Beacons: 
FrequencyCallsignTypeNotes
145.75 MHzKC0D-15APRS/DF/CutterWireless release
144.34 MHzAE0SS-12APRS/DigiPath EOSS

EOSS-263

This will be the flight of a 1500g exempt balloon with 7 Summit Middle School payloads.

Balloon Type: 
Totex 1500g
Parachute: 
8.5 ft with fast release
Beacons: 
FrequencyCallsignTypeNotes
145.6 MHzKE0BMV-11APRS/DF
144.34 MHzAE0SS-13APRS
FrequencyList: 

Preflight Net:

  • 449.225 MHz RMHAM Repeater (141.3 Hz Tone) 8 pm MDT preceding night of flight. Note this Change!!!
  • 146.940 MHz (103.5 HZ Tone) RMRL Repeater if the RMHAM 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: 
TacticalCall SignNameNotes