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This project took a bit longer than a week and a total of 16 people contributed to the project. The only way this worked was to use a wiki. Each team member posted anything they learned or links and info they found on the wiki. All this research and work is now compiled on the wiki and it is now THE resource for people who want to do amateur ballooning. Pictured above is the gps/tinytrak/ham radio rig.

Check out all the pics of the goodies in the photoset – Link

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We used frozen peas to callibrate the thermisters.

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This is the secondary cutdown device… not a bomb!

The entire contents of the wiki at this time are embedded into this pdf for you to download or get by subscribing to the podcast, but the wiki is a constantly evolving document, so make sure to check it out!