Great Plains Super Launch - Held in Omaha Nebraska - July 9-11, 2020

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Great Plains Super Launch

GPSL is the premier balloon gathering for high altitude enthusiasts from around the world.  Each year GPSL is located in or around the Midwest and draws hobbyists and professionals from dozens of states, and as far away as England.

The Super Launch will be held on Thursday through Saturday, July 9 through 11, 2020 in Omaha, Nebraska. 

 

For further information, please see the event Agenda for specific times.  If you have questions or comments, please ask!

 

  

 

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  • Re: ARHAB web page

    Great Plains Super Launch Dec 8, 2019 | 17:56 pm

    Wow 797miles (1283Km) is pretty impressive.   I assume the great circle distance being referred to is the direct ground distance between the ground stations - rather than adding up the two halves. Do data QSOs count?   and   […]

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  • Re: ARHAB web page

    Great Plains Super Launch Dec 8, 2019 | 04:19 am

    Hello HowardI went to the old record books that you suggested and it was down. Oh well......you, Mike and myself know that we all hold the record Thanks to your balloon. We also have my Youtube for proof. I'll be[…]

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  • Re: Student Experiment Advice

    Great Plains Super Launch Dec 4, 2019 | 23:16 pm

    The way I tried to do this is with a petri dish that was opened up by a servo at high altitude. I think a petri dish is too small so I would make a large expanded foam petri dish, perhaps[…]

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  • Student Experiment Advice

    Great Plains Super Launch Dec 4, 2019 | 22:02 pm

    I have a team of high school seniors interested in trying to collect and look for atmospheric particles at 70k feet and above.  Has anyone tried doing this and if so any advice on how to design this type of[…]

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  • Re: ARHAB web page

    Great Plains Super Launch Dec 2, 2019 | 15:37 pm

    Tony,The records are still found on old.arhab.org.  When you click on a record, there are many error lines, before the records appears but you can still find the list down the page.Howard, KC9QBNBASE_DePauwP.S. - I may try to run the[…]

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  • Re: ARHAB web page

    Great Plains Super Launch Dec 1, 2019 | 01:01 am

    Hello Mike, I personally would like to see the Records going. I have to admit I'm bias on this. If nothing changed KD0FW and myself should still be number one on Earth Balloon Earth. Every now and then I tell people[…]

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  • Re: ARHAB web page

    Great Plains Super Launch Nov 30, 2019 | 00:42 am

    Hey, I manage the website, you can see my callsign and email on the front page. Apologies if I didn't send you a response to the record email. I've been collecting new records via email but I've been focusing more[…]

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  • Re: ARHAB web page

    Great Plains Super Launch Nov 29, 2019 | 14:37 pm

    Hi Tony, Happy Thanksgiving I don't know, its kept up out of a labor of love by volunteers.   I wasn't at GPSL so i don't know the latest. Carlton KI4NHK

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  • ARHAB web page

    Great Plains Super Launch Nov 28, 2019 | 17:02 pm

    Does anyone know anything about the ARHAB website? I've sent a couple of emails the past 9 months or so wondering about the Record Holders section. I can't seem to get any replies. Is ARHAB active anymore?Tony/N8WAC

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  • Re: Windy Launch!

    Great Plains Super Launch Nov 11, 2019 | 19:16 pm

    Yea that last one just was ripped to shreds and the balloon did not strike anything.  If you are into winter check out the 2020 Ice Phallus just started streaming today.  It is created by water condensation in a furnace exhaust.  Located[…]

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