Scout ham radio around-the-world APRS balloon

An amateur radio balloon K2BSA-11 transmitting 144.390 MHz APRS will launch from the 2017 National BSA Jamboree

The launch is planned for 1400 UT on July 20 and will be carried out by Bill Brown WB8ELK, Keith Kaiser WA0TJT and other members of the K2BSA Radio Scouting team from the Summit Bechtel Reserve, Scout reservation in West Virginia.

It is hoped the balloon will circumnavigate the Earth.

In July you will be able to follow the track at
http://aprs.fi/#!call=K2BSA-11&timerange=3600

K2BSA Radio Scouting
http://www.k2bsa.net/
https://twitter.com/K2BSA_Scouting
https://www.facebook.com/K2BSA.Scouting/

Amateur Radio High Altitude Balloon launch List
http://arhab.org/hab_launch_list.php

(SOUTHGATE)