Category Archives: Amateur Radio

Party Balloon Carrying Ham Radio Payload Circles Southern Hemisphere a Second Time

After travelling for more than 110,800 km (68,696 mi) aloft, the record-setting pico PS-46, carrying an Amateur Radio payload, completed its second circumnavigation of the Southern Hemisphere, before descending into the Indian Ocean on July 18 due to bad weather. The helium and its solar-powered 25 mW payload were launched on May 23 by Andy Nguyen, VK3YT.


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Sandy still very dangerous as a Post – Tropical Storm

[warning]Sandy is still dangerous as a post-tropical storm.  Be aware of local evacuations and listen to the authorities.[/warning]