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general:beginners_guide_to_high_altitude_ballooning [2015/12/13 20:17]
andyesser Removed mention of Cambridge rolling NOTAM sites as no longer valid
general:beginners_guide_to_high_altitude_ballooning [2021/05/28 16:28]
randomskk
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     * read up on some of the [[frontpage:​projects|projects]]     * read up on some of the [[frontpage:​projects|projects]]
     * join the [[http://​groups.google.com/​group/​ukhas|UKHAS mailing list]]     * join the [[http://​groups.google.com/​group/​ukhas|UKHAS mailing list]]
-    * get on to #​highaltitude on irc.freenode.net+    * get on to [[https://​web.libera.chat/​#​highaltitude|#​highaltitude]] ​on libera.chat
     * Feel free to ask questions, if people don't know they'​ll know where to find the answer.     * Feel free to ask questions, if people don't know they'​ll know where to find the answer.
     * Come along to a launch - best ask first if you can come, nearly always the answer will be yes, be prepared to be roped in - need all the help we can get!     * Come along to a launch - best ask first if you can come, nearly always the answer will be yes, be prepared to be roped in - need all the help we can get!
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 === General === === General ===
   * Whats the point?   * Whats the point?
-    * [[http://​www.nivnac.co.uk/​files/​HAPSD_NOVA8/​HAPS-D_pan1_half.jpg|This]] 
     * High Altitude Ballooning is a multi-skilled hobby in which you get to explore a region of the earth "Near Space" without the need for enormous budgets and national departments or agencies. It tests your abilities to plan, design and construct electronics,​ teaches you about radio theory and gps modules and then allows you to put all this to the test at an altitude of 30km, -50 deg C and less then 1% atmospheres.     * High Altitude Ballooning is a multi-skilled hobby in which you get to explore a region of the earth "Near Space" without the need for enormous budgets and national departments or agencies. It tests your abilities to plan, design and construct electronics,​ teaches you about radio theory and gps modules and then allows you to put all this to the test at an altitude of 30km, -50 deg C and less then 1% atmospheres.
     * Oh and its a lot of fun.     * Oh and its a lot of fun.
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