Great Plains Super Launch - Held in Pella Iowa June 13-15, 2019

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Great Plains Super Launch

The Great Plains Super Launch returns to the midwest in 2019.  The Super Launch will be held on Friday/Saturday June 14 and 15, 2019 in Pella Iowa.  GPSL is the premier balloon gathering for high altitude balloon enthisasts from around the world.  Each year GPSL is located in the midwest, and draws hobbiests and professionals from dozens of states, and as far away as England.

For further information, please see the event Agenda for specific times.

 

 

 

 

 

 

GPSL Groups.io

  • Long duration high altitude balloons

    Great Plains Super Launch Nov 16, 2018 | 01:17 am

    https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612417/darpa-is-testing-stratospheric-balloons-that-ride-the-wind-so-they-never-have-to-come-down/

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  • Selection of Frequencies and repeaters.

    Great Plains Super Launch Nov 13, 2018 | 02:49 am

    I am going to start putting repeaters into my new Yaesu FT2D. I have a few questions: 1. How do you select the repeaters to use for your launches? 2. How do you decide on the frequencies to use for[…]

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  • The Stargazing Almanac

    Great Plains Super Launch Nov 12, 2018 | 18:16 pm

    For anyone interested in my stargazing newsletter, I just posted December's. It's at, https://stargazingalmanac.substack.com/

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  • Re: Rasberry Pi and High Altitude Balloons

    Great Plains Super Launch Oct 30, 2018 | 02:10 am

    My last three articles in Nuts and Volts cover this topic. I have notes and code in each article.

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  • Rasberry Pi and High Altitude Balloons

    Great Plains Super Launch Oct 29, 2018 | 22:31 pm

    Our Civil Air Patrol Squadron got some Raspberry Pi kits for STEM activities. We might have a couple left over when we are done. I am wondering if there are any kits or additional "sensors" we can add to the[…]

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  • aprs.fi and Google Maps

    Great Plains Super Launch Oct 16, 2018 | 16:06 pm

    Crossposting this from the APRSSIG, since there are so many aprs.fi users here.73 de Mark N9XTNDate: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:32:36 +0300 (EEST)From: Heikki Hannikainen To: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.: [aprssig] aprs.fi and Google Maps API pricing changes, status        updateMessage-ID: Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8";[…]

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  • Stargazing Almanac

    Great Plains Super Launch Oct 13, 2018 | 00:48 am

    I'm experimenting with a free monthly astronomy newsletter. If you're interested, you can subscribe at, https://stargazingalmanac.substack.com/

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  • Re: 2019 GPSL Save the Date!

    Great Plains Super Launch Oct 6, 2018 | 16:37 pm

    Here here! It was a great event in 2013.

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  • Re: 2019 GPSL Save the Date!

    Great Plains Super Launch Oct 6, 2018 | 16:14 pm

    Mike,Looking forward to it!  We really enjoyed our time in Pella at your last GPSL.  73 de Mark N9XTN

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  • 2019 GPSL Save the Date!

    Great Plains Super Launch Oct 6, 2018 | 15:48 pm

    GPSL will be in Pella, IA,, June 13, 14 and 15.  Genelle is planning to recreate our Wednesday evening picnic at our house for those that come in on Wednesday afternoon.   We are busy planning an interesting day of[…]

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