GPSL Pella, Iowa

Great Plains Super Launch (GPSL) is an annual High Altitude Balloon Symposium.  For 2019 it  will be in Pella, IA,, June 13, 14 and 15.  Hosted by Pella Explores Near Space (PENS)

Plans are pending, EOSS usually attends for a day of tours, HAB discussions and a group launch.  Watch https://www.superlaunch.org/ for upcoming details after the New Year.

It’s not too soon to consider giving a presentation.

Flight Coordinator: 
Nick N0LP
Event Date: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 08:00
Alt Launch Date: 
Sunday, June 16, 2019
FrequencyList: 

EOSS Preflight Net @ 8 PM MDT preceding night:
        • Pending  


Launch Site:
        • 446.050 MHz Simplex  
        (Note that some radios assume these are repeater frequencies and attempt to put a 5 MHz offset in the transmit frequency automatically)

Track & Recovery Operations:
        Repeaters:
        • 449.450 MHz (-5 MHz Offset, 103.5 Hz Tone) RMRL repeater (Assuming we are flying out of Windsor).
        • 448.450 MHz (-5 MHz Offset, 100.0 Hz Tone) PPFMA repeater (Assuming we are flying out of Deer Trail).

        Simplex Frequencies:
        • 446.100 MHz Balloon #1 Field Simplex 
        • 446.150 MHz Balloon #2 Field Simplex
        • 446.200 MHz Balloon #3 Field Simplex
        • 446.275 MHz Car to Car drive out Simplex
        (Note that some radios assume these are repeater frequencies and attempt to put a 5 MHz offset in the transmit frequency automatically)

        Legacy 2M Simplex Frequency (not generally used due to desense/interference issues with the 2M APRS packets)
        • 146.550 MHz Simplex

2M Direction Finding Frequencies:

  • 144.340
  • 144.360
  • 144.905
  • 145.045
  • 145.535
  • 145.645
  • 145.710
  • 145.765

 

Tactical Calls: 
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