[islandlabs] LIMARC

Jonathan Dahan jonathan at jedahan.com
Sat Feb 26 18:08:32 UTC 2011


Ill be there
On Feb 26, 2011 12:35 PM, "Joe" <toolfox at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Feb 2011 04:17:42 +0000
> "Burns, William" <burns at cshl.edu> wrote:
>
>> Hmm...
>>
>> Anyone planning on going to the LIMARC hamfest?
>> http://www.limarc.org/fest.htm
>>
>
> Yes, we'll be there. If we can find a couple of cheap scanners for the
> 2-meter band (144-148 MHz), they can be used as additional telemetry
> logging/position reporting for balloon launches.
>
> Last fall, I picked up an old RadioShack unit that handles 30-54,
> 136-174, and 380-512 MHz for $20. Scanners don't require a license, and
> if you add a laptop and an audio cord, you can direct monitor the
> balloon's APRS signal.
>
> There's also lots of neat crap for super cheap if the right vendors
> show up...
>
>
>
> Joe
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