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PS-67 HF PICO balloon WSPR JT9

PS-67 was released on Sat 16 July 2016, chasing FEDOR the balloonist (http://konyukhov.ru/en/news.html)

Solar powered party balloon, 25mW TX
TX WSPR, JT9 on 30m only

Dial frequency 10.138700Mhz (standard WSPR dial frequency) for WSPR, JT9.
JT9 is at 1650Hz

See HF decoding info at http://picospace.net/?cat=34

Tracking as PS-67 on SNUS
https://tracker.habhub.org/#!mt=roadmap&mz=2&qm=1_hour&f=PS-67
WSPR call sign is VK3YT http://wsprnet.org/olddb?findcall=vk3yt

TX scheduling
Minute – Band – Mode – Condition
:00 – 30m – 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 – mandatory
:04 – 30m – 1 minute of a hidden message :) – if batt full
:10 – 30m – 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 – if batt full
:20 – 30m – 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 – if batt full
:30 – 30m – 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 – mandatory
:34 – 30m – 1 minute of a hidden message – if batt full
:40 – 30m – 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 – if batt full
:50 – 30m – 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 – if batt full

Update #1 17 July 2016

PS-67 just passed New Zealand, picking up speed from the fast jetstream

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