[time-nuts] More from the obsolete gps file: oncore nmea

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Mon May 31 10:00:16 UTC 2010

ralph at ralphsmith.org said:
> The Vienna (Virginia) Wireless Society has had several balloon launches. Our
> last, on May 1, 2010 reached 117,877 ft. We use a Garmin GPS-18, which works
> at these altitudes. Information on our flights can be found at <http://
> www.viennawireless.org/balloon/missions/>, and some pictures from the latest
> flight are at <http://www.wherry.com/photos/2010-05-01-balloon-vws8/>. 

Neat.  Thanks.

Do you let it run continuously or do you do something to save power?

What's the total payload weight?   One of the people I talked to at 
Maker-Faire said the FAA doesn't care if it's under 4 pounds.


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