Launch on May 14th at 9am

We’re launching a pico balloon this Saturday morning, May 14th at 9:00 AM pacific time. The callsign on WSPR will be K6RGG-14. If you’re in the area and would like to see the launch, please join us at the Berkeley Marina on the north side on Marina Blvd. See the map link below for theContinue reading “Launch on May 14th at 9am”

Launch on April 17th at 9am

We’re launching a pico balloon this Sunday morning, April 17th at 9:00 AM pacific time. If you’re in the area and would like to see the launch, please join us at the Berkeley Marina on the north side on Marina Blvd. See the map link below for the location. https://goo.gl/maps/MMQV1r6QkAc6164D6

SSTV Tethered Balloon – Sunday, March 6 @ 11:00AM @ Berkeley Marina

We’re trying something new this time: floating a tethered balloon with an ESP32-CAM that will transmit SSTV images on 20m, frequency 14.236MHz USB Mode Martin-1. This is a project that Kazu AG6NS has been working on recently, with some help from Martin W6MRR. To see this in person, go to the northern area of theContinue reading “SSTV Tethered Balloon – Sunday, March 6 @ 11:00AM @ Berkeley Marina”

Launch on February 27th at 9am

We’re launching a pico balloon this Sunday morning, February 27th at 9:00AM pacific time. Additionally, there may be testing of a separate SSTV camera equipped payload. The launch site is on the south-west side of the Berkeley Marina. See the map below for the position. https://goo.gl/maps/EfSxrt9wGARLZXMJ8

Launch on January 30th at 9am

We’re launching a pico balloon this Sunday morning, January 30th at 9:00 AM pacific time. If you’re in the area and would like to see the launch, please join us at the Berkeley Marina on the north side on Marina Blvd. See the map link below for the location. https://goo.gl/maps/MMQV1r6QkAc6164D6

W6MRR-20 Visits Great Lakes/Canada

W6MRR-20 was launched at 9 am PST October 9 from Berkeley Marina. It was transported overnight from NW Los Angeles to the Great Lakes. I am using new software to send Type 3 WSPR messages for better location but there’s a bug in the The AMSAT Argentina LU7AA website is really interesting – check itContinue reading “W6MRR-20 Visits Great Lakes/Canada”