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Welcome to the High Altitude Balloon resource in the San Francisco Bay Area

About Us

Who we are

A community of interest for amateur radio and ballooning in all forms. We fly balloons when weather permits, please join us!

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Stay Connected

Join the SF-HAB discussion group,
we announce our flights here

We also chat about ballooning on the
San Francisco Radio Club’s Slack

Analysis and information our balloon flights, radiosondes and more
Bryan’s Blog

Recent Posts

  • W6MRR-22 Last Report
    There were a few final position reports on 2021-12-23. The balloon had not crossed the Intentional Date Line but has gotten further than previous attempts. The last signals were received by CA stations so at least my signals circumnavigated.
  • Alaska by Christmas?
    Despite the wonky transmitter, W6MRR-22 did get a few reports out. W6MRR-22 Position
  • Pico Balloon Race with Cal
    Dr. Michael Lustig, a professor at Cal, launched a balloon (NU6XB) with his students about the same time. We are are catching up.
  • HAB Bursts Greatest Hits
    We were exchanging pix of HABs bursting. Here are a few.

Recent Photos