Jan
29
2012

Balloon Tracking – SPOT

The CHNSA team is still in the process of studying for our Amateur radio licenses and the next available test at our local club is the end of March 2012. So we will work on our backup balloon tracking device in the meantime. We have decided to use a SPOT satellite tracking device as secondary […]

Jan
21
2012

Foundation Amateur Radio License

We ordered a copy of “Your Entry Into Amateur Radio” which is published by the Wireless Institute of Australia (http://www.wia.org.au), which arrived today. Its the second edition has 108  very high quality glossy pages , which on first reading  looks well orgainsed and easy to understand. There are lots of pictures and diagrams so it will […]

Jan
19
2012

Research Research Research

As expected, we are on a steep learning curve with the new project, but we have been doing a bit of background research over the last 3 months or so to come up to speed. We have been researching the following – Balloon Suppliers – Kaymont in the US seems to be the supplier of […]

Jan
17
2012

Project website now Online

Hello and welcome to our new Science project website. This year our science project will be High Altitude Ballooning. We will be adding blog posts as we go, so come back and visit us or use RSS to get our updates. More to come soon. For our other water rocket projects please visit http://wrocket.hampson.net.au

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