PS-10 PICO balloon release planned for 7am Saturday 21/6/2014.
Expected to travel MEL-SYD
Party balloon, solar powered, 10mW TX
Miniature Digital camera.
APRS on 145.175Mhz, callsign: VK3YT-10
SSDV imaging payload with RTTY300_8_N_1 on 434.500Mhz
SSDV frames can be received by dl-fldigi as RTTY data
Payload at 10.6g excluding solar panels
The balloon went out of range 160km off Byron Bay at 1:26am
Total distance travelled was 1496km in 17.5h – average 85kph.