Balloon Flight B-18, 9 October 2013

27MHz HF ISM band experimental tracker with 10mW transmission power.

Balloon has landed in Germany under rain then re-floated next day and flew over Denmark into the North Sea. Brought down by rain again.

HF transmission results are inconclusive. No over-the-horison reception been observed and overall signal strength is not better than while using VHF.

Payload weight - 22 grams.
Free lift - 4.2 grams.
Telemetry - 26.959 MHz, USB, DominoEX 8, vertical polarisation
Launch time 9 October 2013 16:30 UTC

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