High Altitude Baloon APRS Unit - Help Wanted

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High Altitude Baloon APRS Unit - Help Wanted

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Hi there,

I'm Adrian from Space Club Perth.

We're putting a high altitude balloon project together and as part of our tracking redundancy we just bought an APRS add-on unit for our Raspberry Pi kit.
(Primary tracking is LoRa, worst case scenario is a satellite tracker that's independent of all our electronics.)

This is the APRS unit we bought.
https://store.uputronics.com/index.php? ... uct_id=122

Issue is, no one has any experience with APRS. We need experience with the rules, someone with a HAM license and who's familiar with APRS. Anyone out there willing to help us work this out?

You can reach out here:
https://www.meetup.com/space-club-perth ... etup-group

Any advice or beginners guides would be appreciated here.
Have a good one!
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Re: High Altitude Baloon APRS Unit - Help Wanted

Post by vk6hgr »

G'day Adrian

AMsat might have people interested but I can help out with APRS generally. Want to get in touch with me with your questions?
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