I’m going to re-launch VAYU-1 on Sunday 3rd November 2013 from Shenstone Park in Crayford.
Hopefully, all being well with weather etc. we will launch at around 12:30pm. The site is 36m above sea level and so gives nice clearance from local high points like pylons. Transmit details are the same as the first launch:
Balloon Type: Pico 36in Foil
Frequency: 434.300MHz+/- Drift
Mode: USB RTTY 50 7n2 Shift 450Hz
Launch site: Lat = 51.453388 Lon = 0.170352
Launch time: 12:30ish
Hopefully, VAYU-1 will attain a better altitude and distance than the first launch. Predictions are trending towards the SE Coast of the UK. Once in the air, I will run a few more predictions to see if it’s viable to chase and recover.
Wish me luck!