First croatian amateur radio balloon PiHRAB-2
Radio Club "Bilogora" Bjelovar invites you on 01.09.2013. at 13:00 local time, 11:00 UTC, on the football field FC "Bilogora" in Kapela, near Bjelovar, to be present at the project releasing the First Croatian Amateur Radio Balloon, PiHRAB-2.
Information about the project PiHRAB-2:
Callsign of balloon: 9A5B
Date and time of release balloon: 01.09.2013 at 13.00, local time, 11:00 UTC
Location of release: football field FC "Bilogora" in Kapela, near Bjelovar, coordinates 45 ° 59'25 .49 "N, 16 ° 51'52 .26" E, ASL: 143 m
Flight duration: about 2 hours
Predicted maximum altitude: about 30 km
Space provided loads falling in the range of: about 150 km from the release start
Payload without balloon: 1.5 Kg
Balloon weight: 800 g
Filling the balloon: helium
The payload includes: transmitter on the frequency 145.200 MHz, output power 300 mW, GPS device (sending position, altitude, speed), APRS, various sensors (temperature inside the package, outside temperature, battery), battery, antenna, video camera, transmitter 1,280 GHz, Voice Parrot
145.200 MHz, APRS telemetry (Packet Radio) and FM parrot, 300 mW
1,280 GHz, 700mW Video transfer, 700 mW
433.400 MHz - Emergency cut down system in balloon payload
433.200 MHz - Repeater in Italy on ASL: 1500 m (will retransmit APRS and FM parrot)
7.030 MHz - CW beacon, 150 mW
The payload is on the outside equipped with: sound and light signals, radar reflector size 20x20x10 cm, 56 parachute''
Payload box: Styrofoam, covered on the outside with a reflective film
People in the project team: 9
More about the project can be found on the website: www.bilogora.net and www.rasadnik-strk.com/9a9y
For all your questions and confirm the arrival there are available phones: 091 305 5050, Dubravko, President and 098 710 458, Mile, Project manager, also email address: email@example.com
We invite all radio amateurs from Croatia and neighboring countries to this day listen on the frequency 145.200 MHz, 433.200 MHz, 7.030 MHz CW, 1.280 GHz ATV and submit reports on audible signal at online log: http://bilogora.net/PiHRAB-2_Log.aspx
Each report will be confirmed with Letter of thanks of Radio club "Bilogora" Bjelovar.
We also request all hams for cooperation and that same day in the period 13:00 to 15:00 hours local time, 11:00 to 13:00 UTC, do not use the frequency 145.200 MHz and 433.400 MHz for any transmission.
Radio Club "Bilogora" are particularly grateful to FC "Bilogora" from Kapela on the kindness regarding permission to use locations of football field FC "Bilogora" from Kapela, as well as the participation in the project.
Special thanks to people who participated in the project with advice, donations of equipment and components, as well as other forms of assistance:
Oliver, DG7XO, Frane, ZL1SLO/9A8SLO, Auckland VHF Group, ZL1BQ, Alen, 9A4WW, Mrs. Lada from the Croatia control Ltd, Goran, AD6IW, Dragan Pantelic, Zeljko Krvav, Dubravko, 9A6NRD, Zoran, 9A3HP, Leon, 9A9L, Mr. Toni Zlopaša from the Croatian control Ltd, Croatian control Ltd, Goran, E73DL,coordinator for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zoran, 9A3HP, Janez, S52FO, Rolando, 9A3MR, MRASZ-Magyar Rádióamatõr Szövetség, Laci, HA3HY, Alain, F6AGV, coordinator for France, BFRA Bulgaria, Anton, LZ3AI, ARS Italy, Giorgio, IW4CEZ, Erica, IZ0EIK, OEVSV Austria, Harald, OE3HBS, Fred, OE3BMA, Max, OE3MSU, Erwin, OE1FEA, vieHAB SAR team, Hristo, 9A7KXP, Darko, 9A3LI, Martin, 9A2JK, Adam, 9A4QV, "Zlatni stapici", Bjelovar, Srecko, 9A5BS, 9A5BS, Damir, E73BI, ARAuBiH, and everyone else who helped in the project and here are not mentioned.
Thank you for your response.
Mile Strk, 9A9Y
Dubravko Rekic, 9A6NRD