Amateur Radio High Altitude Balloon Launch from the Summit
The Skytracker payload that will fly on the small Jamboree balloon weighs less than a half ounce and is totally solar-powered. It will transmit its position and altitude every two minutes during daylight hours and could float in the Jet Stream for days and weeks. It could potentially fly across the Atlantic Ocean or even around the World.
You can track the balloon at the following links, which will be active after the launch.
Amateur Radio High Altitude Ballooning (ARHAB) is an Amateur Radio activity for near space explorers and enthusiasts dedicated to the education and study of aerospace science. For more information about this activity visit: http://www.arhab.org.