Flightpath - Full flight to apogee and landing
Mar
11
2015

Habduino Tracker Flight 3

The third flight of our tracker this weekend and we were pretty confident that the habduino tracker as well as the Igate and tracking software in our chase car would perform as expected. We were once again flying on-board with our friend Robert Brand from Wotzup and Project Thunderstruck. Launch was from Weethalle in mid Western […]

Repairs complete and tracker ready to fly
Nov
01
2014

Habduino Tracker Flight 2

After our issues with the tracker on the last flight we re-secured the antenna and taped the batteries into their holder before wrapping up the tracker again and testing ready for flight. Another flight with Robert from Wotzup on 1st November enabled us to put our tracker fixes to the test. We launched on a […]

The flight track based on data from the tracker
Oct
20
2014

Habduino Tracker Flight 1

We flew our tracker when Robert from Wotzup gave us the opportunity to fly our tracker as a secondary tracker on his balloon recently. It was a great opportunity to test the tracker as well as the new APRS iGate in the Defender We launched from Weethalle in Country NSW, the balloon reached a height […]

Feb
13
2014

Participation in Successful Launch

Over the weekend of 8/02/2014 we were lucky enough to assist Andy Nguyen launch his latest balloon flight in Deniliquin NSW. Also there to assist were Robert Brand, his son Jason, Tim and his son Rhys. We successfully launched a 1200g balloon which was recovered 2hrs 50m later. IT achieved a height of 36,789m (approx […]

Oct
03
2012

Balloon Chasing

Team CHNSA had the chance to be involved with a recent balloon launch  with Robert Brand (VK2URB) and jumped at the opportunity to be involved and test our ability to track an actual balloon. We spent the weekend getting the DEFENDER ready and kitted out with recovery and safety gear, all of our radios and […]

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