December 7: "It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a... balloon???"

SCARC President Paul Cowley W0YR will deliver a presentation titled: "It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a... balloon??? - Tracking, Decoding, and Recovering Radiosondes"

Paul's presentation will include background information regarding radiosondes and atmospheric sounding balloon flights in addition to covering the technical aspects of setting up a receiving station to track and decode these radiosondes. He will also include techniques for tracking and recovering NWS radiosondes, and demonstrate live data captured from his 'feeder' station.

Time: 7 pm presentation, brief club business meeting to follow.

Location: the Grand Room at Northcrest Retirement Community, 2300 Northcrest Parkway (exit from 24th Street). See the Northcrest information page for a map and more details. Please follow Northcrest Community’s sign-in and temperature screening protocol.

Note this is a 'hybrid meeting' combining an in-person gathering with an online meeting via Microsoft Teams. To join the meeting online via Microsoft Teams, please use the following link: December 7 2023 SCARC Meeting

Meeting ID: 222 318 372 722 Passcode: gb24mX Call in (audio only): 319-423-3239 Phone Conference ID: 223 084 41#