There's an Amateur Radio balloon heading our way! (More)

Howard Cunningham howardc at
Sat Dec 23 18:34:33 CST 2006

Well it is down to 10,000 ft....

Opps...  looks like it is dnwon 46.2 miles SE
of Maryville, TN


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-----Original Message-----
From: at
[ at am] On Behalf Of Iain McFadyen
Sent: Saturday, December 23, 2006 6:42 PM
To: vws at;
tacos at; l_a_r_g at
Subject: Re: There's an Amateur Radio balloon
heading our way! (More)

Unbelievable! Almost the moment I hit the
send button, the balloon changed
direction! It is still climbing, but heading
SW back to Alabama now.

It never actually made it into VA airspace.

Sorry guys: I didn't mean to jinx it.


--- Iain McFadyen <mcfadyenusa at>

> **Heads-up** (literally)
> A balloon (Hi-Ball7) carrying an Amateur
Radio payload, including APRS, is
> heading in our general direction.

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