APRS and Ballooning. Slides by Rick von Glahn, NØKKZ Edge of Space Sciences, Inc. www.eoss.org. APRS. A utomatic P osition R eporting S ystem. Created by Bob Bruninga WB4APR. General APRS Concept. Exchange Location Precisely and Automatically via Radio
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Slides by Rick von Glahn, NØKKZ
Edge of Space Sciences, Inc.
Created by Bob Bruninga WB4APR
Bearing (arrow in compass) and range the Maidenhead Grid Sq shown too
The Latitude and Longitude of the received station
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Latitude (Degrees and Minutes) 39° 36.68 Minutes North
Longitude104° 02.55 Min West
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Latitude = 40.593° N
Longitude = -104.03316° W
Altitude = 55,426.51 ft.
Speed = 86 knots
Course = 32.2° True
Latitude 38° 42.0022’ North
Longitude96° 48.8955’ West
Navigation Receiver Warning
Magnetic Variation 5.2° East
Visitors are always delighted to watch the balloon’s live flight path via APRS
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