EOSS-268/269 STEM & COSGC Flight

Student payloads on two 1500g balloons:

Flight Coordinator: 
KCØRPS
Event Date: 
Saturday, March 17, 2018 (All day)
Alt Launch Date: 
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Launch Site: 
Flights: 

EOSS-268

A 1500g exempt balloon carrying three payload packages carrying experiements from four schools.

Balloon Type: 
Kaymont 1500g latex
Parachute: 
9 foot Rocketman
Beacons: 
Tracking Beacons
FrequencyCallsignTypeNotes
144.340 MHzAEØSS-13APRS/DigiPrimary Beacon, Timeslotted :00 and :30
145.600 MHzKCØD-15APRS/DF/wireless releaseSecondary Beacon

EOSS-269

One 1500g exempt balloon carrying DemoSat payloads from Colorado Space Grant schools

Balloon Type: 
Kaymont 1500g latex
Parachute: 
9 foot Rocketman
Beacons: 
FrequencyCallsignTypeNotes
144.340 MHzAEØSS-12APRS/DigipeaterPrimary Beacon, Timeslotted :15 and :45
145.750 MHzKCØD-1APRS/DF/wireless releaseSecondary Beacon
FrequencyList: 

Preflight Net:

  • 449.225 MHz RMHAM Repeater (141.3 Hz Tone) 8 pm MDT preceding night
  • 146.940 MHz (103.5 HZ Tone) RMRL Repeater if the RMHAM machine is down
  • 146.640 MHz (100 Hz Tone) DRL will serve as a backup frequency147.225 MHz CRA Repeater (107.2 Hz Tone) 8 pm MDT preceding night

Recovery Operations:

  • 449.450 MHz RMRL (103.5 Hz Tone), North Flights
  • 448.450 MHz PPFMA (100.0 Hz Tone), South Flights
  • 449.225 MHz RMHAM (141.3 Hz Tone)  Try this out!!!!
  • 446.100 MHz Balloon 1 Field Simplex
  • 446.150 MHz Balloon 2 Field Simplex
  • 446.200 MHz Balloon 3 Field Simplex (if needed)
  • 446.275 MHz Car to Car drive out
  • 146.550 MHz Backup field simplex449.450 MHz RMRL (103.5 Hz Tone)

Launch Site Simplex: 446.100 MHz

HF - Possible ops: 7.235 LSB

Tactical Calls: 
TacticalCall SignNameNotes