Jackson, Michigan

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APRS High Altitude Balloon Launch at 10 a.m. today. For those interested in local weather (or ham radio), there is a high-altitude balloon launch with APRS (automatic packet reporting system) radio tracking near Jackson, Mich. this morning around 10 a.m.  You can watch the progress on Google Maps by looking for Call Sign KC8SBA.  Here’s the link for tracking it:  [link]  Landing is predicted to be near Blissfield (between Adrian, Mich. and Toledo, Ohio) approximately 2 1/2 hours later. Launch is being  led by Dr. George Albercook.

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  1. June 7, 2012 at 7:26 pm | permalink

    Update: Payload recovered. More info on Albercook’s Facebook page.