Category Archive: 2015 HABEX

May 03

HABEX – 11 Post Mortem

Payload: APRS Tracker – HABEX Board with ZS6ERB-11 ZS6ERB-11 Launch Time:2015-05-01 11:44:18z Highest Altitude:37417M Flight Distance:602Km Touch Down:2015-05-01 11:44:18z

May 03

HABEX – 10 Post Mortem

Here are the stats on HABEX -10 as flown on 25 April 2015 ZS6COG-11 Luanched at  2015-04-25 06:52:55z Altitude Reached: 3366M Touched Down: 2015-04-25 06:29:41z Distance Flown: 21.9 Km   ZS6COG-12 Luanched at  2015-04-25 06:29:41z Altitude Reached: 37520M Touched Down: 2015-04-25 06:52:55z Distance Flown: 136Km   Download the KMZ and KML Files from APRS.FI at this …

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Apr 16

HABEX-10: Accomodation

Hi….. If you want accomodation for HABEX -10 check out this website http://www.lekkeslaap.co.za/akkommodasie-in/lichtenburg

Apr 16

HABEX -10: Information Sheet & Payload Pics

High Altitude Balloon Experiment HABEX @ Lichtenburg Airport Information sheet: –   Launch date                  :           25 April 2015 Launch time                  :           06:00 SAST   GPS format: -                           All GPS formats to be Degrees, Decimal Minutes   Abort conditions: –                 -     Payload moving into TMA -       …

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Mar 12

Meeting 2 of 2015 – 12 March 2015

    v  Opening & Welcome: Chris v  Apologies v  Attendance Register: All v  Proposed Agenda: Payload 1 Camera ¨      Camera – Ready ¨      Transmitter – Progress APRS ¨      ZS6LMG – MiniTracker – 70cm 1200Bd – Progress ¨      HAMNET High Altitude AIO Tracker – 2m 1200Bd – Ready Release & Shute ¨      Mechanism – Ready …

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Feb 11

HABEX Meeting No.1 of 2015 – Success

Minutes of Meeting 1 of 2015 5 February 2014 ERB Clubhouse – Arrowe Park 19:00 – 21:00   v  Opening & Welcome: ZS6COG v  Apologies: ZS6YFH, ZS6GLN, ZS6PJH v  Attendance Register: ZS6ZSB, ZS6PHS, ZS6HJF, ZS6COI, ZS6JDY, ZS6LMG, ZS6COG, ZS6GC, ZS6LJK, Cor Rademeyer ZR6PIRATE (HiiHi). v  Proposed Agenda: HABEX & HAG Launch Date – 25 April …

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Jan 30

Guidelines for applying for CAMU approval

Guidelines to Radio Amateurs for launching High Altitude Balloons carrying Amateur Radio Payloads   Introduction Air Space in South Africa is regulated by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and managed by the Central Aviation Monitoring Unit (CAMU). The Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) are responsible for the efficient running of South Africa’s airspace environment. …

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Jan 30

CAMU approval for 25 April 2015 Flight obtained

Reference Number: BL 20/01-1 Company Name: High Altitude Balloon Experiment (HABEX) Contact Person: Chris Gryffenberg Telephone Number: 0835435668 Email Address:: zs6cog@gmail.com Type of Operation: Unmanned Balloon Dates of Requirement: 25 Apr 2015 Duration of the Operations: (0400Z-1000Z) 06:00L – 12:00L Area/Location name: FALI Area of operation: 261000 S 0261100 E      R138 MMV 40.7NM Vertical limits …

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Jan 15

HABEX-10: Date for 2015 GSBC Flight

HABEX -10 will be flying on 25 April 2015 After joining the Global Space Balloon Challenge, HABEX will again be taking to the skies of Africa.   For now the Date has been set as 25 April 2015 and we will be launching EARLY as always.   If you want to partake in the team …

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Dec 11

Global Space Balloon Challenge – HABEX Joins the FUN – Serious Challenge for 2015

Global Balloon Challenge   The Global Space Balloon Challenge (GSBC) is the coming together of people around the world to simultaneously fly high altitude balloons from every corner of the globe, celebrating an age where anyone can reach the edge of space for a few hundred dollars and a few weekends of work. By providing …

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