Archive for category: High Altitude Balloon

Hadie High Altitude Balloon Project

December 21, 2011 | Amateur Radio, electronics, High Altitude Balloon | By: Mark VandeWettering

While listening to the Amateur Radio Newsline podcast this week, I was interested to hear that a group of hams from Ireland had launched a balloon which transmitted digital pictures back from the balloon while it was at altitude, using a version of dl-fldigi. While I was familiar with fldigi, I hadn’t heard of this […]

Altimeter Module MS5607

October 21, 2011 | High Altitude Balloon | By: Mark VandeWettering

Once I get my current project off my table, I’m going to start working more on the payload for a high altitude balloon launch. Today, I noticed that Paralllax added a nice little atmospheric pressure sensor. It claims to have a range of about 10 mbar to 1200 mbar, which covers pretty nicely the range […]