The launch of ARBONET-4 will take place on Saturday October 9th, 2010 from the Paris, Texas Hamfest.
The ARBONET-4 launch is planned for 9:00 AM from the parking area of the fairgrounds.
ARBONET-4, the fourth in the ARBONET series of High Altitude Balloon flights, will be a demonstration and training flight utilizing beacons on three different amateur bands: 6 meters, 2 meters and 70 centimeters.
The ARBONET-4 payloads are:
Voice Beacon: K5ARB – 435.025 MHz (FM)
CW Homing Beacon (5 WPM): K5ARB - 147.475 MHz
APRS: K5ARB-11 - 144.390 MHz
Hellschreiber / CW Beacon: W5BL - 50.500 MHz
Give a listen and see if you can hear the balloon!