[islandlabs] APRS and another balloon project

kupo kupo at antenora.aculei.net
Fri Oct 16 18:21:23 EDT 2009


I though this was pretty interesting today
http://hackaday.com/2009/10/16/skittles-the-robotic-blimp/#more-17363
 group of ppl build remote control blimp ( i guess it IS possible to do one that has enough lift) 
also I found these pretty interesting:
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/offtheshelf-expedition-takes-flight-20091014-gw6o.html
another weather balloon project but the part i found fascinating was about the APRS network that exists 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automatic_Packet_Reporting_System
perhaps we can do something w/that for a project?
-kupo 


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