Recap of EOSS-59

Entire flight for payloads

Green = Flight Track


LAUNCH DATE: August 17, 2002
LAUNCH TIME: 11:00 am MDT, 17:00 UTC
LAUNCH SITE: Meadow Lake Airport (directions and map here)


  • HF Net during Flight
    • 7235 KHz starting at 12:30 UTC (6:30am MDT)
  • APRS
    • 145.600 MHz (Payload APRS Beacon)
      • ID: W5VSI-11
    • 445.975 MHz (Balloon APRS Beacon)
      • ID: KC0JHQ-11
      • Why a beacon on the balloon, see notes below
  • Packet
    • 144.340 MHz (Telemetry from the GAINS Experiment)
      • Do NOT connect to this station please
      • Record Telemetry, it may help fill holes
  • Beacon
    • 147.555 MHz CW ID Only
  • ATV
    • 426.250 MHz (A NOAA ATV System not EOSS's)
  • Tracking and Recovery Operations
    • 448.450 MHz (100 Hz tone required) PPFMA Repeater
    • 146.550 MHz simplex (same simplex for field and launch ops)
  • Simplex at Launch Site
    • 146.550 MHz (same simplex for field and launch ops)


Details available on the archived Announcement page for EOSS-59


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