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Transmitting live television from high altitude via amateur radio!

6 March, 2021 - Reading time: 2 minutes

Transmitting television - live from up to 100,000 feet, will it work?

Check out our live stream right here as Mark VK5QI and the members of the Amateur Radio Experimenters Group (AREG) launch a

high altitude balloon with a digital amateur radio television transmitter as a payload.

For more information on the launch and technical bits, check out the presentation done by Mark VK5QI here:

The launch is scheduled for Sunday March 7th 2021 at 10am ACDT

Saturday 6th March 2021, 23:30 UTC.

Some notes about the launch:

This may or may not work - please be patient. The stream may also be delayed in starting depending on local launch conditions and weather.

Please drop in, leave a comment in the live chat or comments. Check out https://www.areg.org.au/ for more info closer to launch date.