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Ham radio APRS balloon heading for Europe
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The amateur radio APRS balloon BLT-42.1, call sign W5BTR-11, is believed to be over the Atlantic heading towards France

The South Texas Balloon Launch Team released the balloon on Sunday, February 7. It carries an APRS transmitter on 145.390 MHz FM (5 kHz deviation) which should switch automatically to 144.800 MHz FM when it comes within range of Europe.


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