dl6Ow's blog

STELLA 5 -Caelum HIGH ALTITUTE BALLON STARTS TODAY!

TODAY 19.07.2017 the Ballon STELLA5 gets in the Air.
Its an jointventure with two students from Hamburg.
It is an 800g Latex ballon flying with helium.
The probe transmitts on 30m WSPR, 40m WSPR, 30m JT-9 and 2m CW.

The transmitter is an modified ULTIMATE U3s.

TODAY 31.12.16 at 10.00 UTC the Ballon STELLA4 gets in the Air.
Trying to break WSPR highest altitude record.
It is an 800g Latex ballon flying with helium.
The probe transmitts on 30m WSPR, 40m WSPR, 30m JT-9 and 2m CW.
An frequency list is in the pictures.
The transmitter is an modified ULTIMATE U3s.
Livetracking and Infos from my last STELLA missions on Hans Summers pages:
http://qrp-labs.com/flights/stella4.html
Would be nice to get some Reports!
73 de DL6OW Dan

Hy Guys,
the weather is bad and we becoming an storm too.
So i decide to cancel the start today.
The new Launch will be next saturday 31.12.16 at 10:00 UTC.
Sorry for any inconvience !
73 de DL6OW

Hi guys,
I DL6OW starting today my third WSPR balloon STELLA3.
Ist an modified QRP-Labs Ultimate weights only 29g!
It will start from the german city Mülheim-Ruhr near the town Essen.

**** All informations and live tracking here: http://qrp-labs.com/flights/stella3.html ****

If the balloon travel over 1000km, every spotter gets an Special QSL Card!
Rapports in JT-9 are also welcome at dl6ow@darc.de !!
vy 73 Dan

Hi Guys,
i am starting another QRP Labs WSPR High Altitude Balloon tommorow 08.00 UTC from Germany. It sends my callsign DL6OW.
More Infos on Hans Page: http://qrp-labs.com/flights/stella2.html
And here the transmitting shedule:

Minute Frequenz Modus
:00 10.140.450 JT9 call
:00 10.140.440 CW
:01 10.140.450 JT9 telemetry
:02 14.097.100 WSPR call
:04 14.097.100 WSPR telemetry
:06 10.140.180 WSPR call
:08 10.140.180 WSPR telemetry
:10 Calibrate

I will launch my first WSPR balloon tommorow in Germany.
it is an modyfied Ultimate 3s Transmitter weight only 37g incl. solarcells and dipole antenna.
Here is the transmitting shedule: