Parachute Mobile Mission 25 is set for October 15, 2016

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This will be in conjunction with Pacificon, ARRL’s Pacific Division Convention.  Make a contact with a skydiver and receive a one-of-a-kind QSL card.

WHERE:  We will be conducting our Mission from Bay Area Skydiving, Byron Airport, Byron, CA.

Pacificon:  Come by and visit us at our table at the Marriott.  Look for us in the hallway next to the patio doors.  Live streaming video and a GOTA station will be variable.

TIME:  We hope to have our first jump sometime between 9:30 and 10:30 A.M.

FREQUENCIES:  Jump QSO frequency will be 146.430 MHz simplex.

We will also be dedicating one jump for D-star.  Locally, D-Star will be via the W6CX repeater on Mount Diablo, output 145.000, input 147.500, reflector REF014.

Updates: On mission day, updates will be made regularly on the W6CX repeater located on Mount Diablo, 147.060+ 100.  Updates will also appear on our Facebook page so please join us there.

STREAMING VIDEO:  Ground  and air-to-ground video will be available.  To watch the excitement unfold go to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mfwright.

APRS:  View live APRS data during each jump.  Along with altitude and speed there will also be biotelemetry from the jumper that will include heart rate and SpO2 (blood oxygen level).  Just search the jumpers’ call sign prior to each jump.  Jumper 1:  AF6IM and Jumper 3: KC6TYD

WEBSITE:  Please check out our website at parachutemobile.org for more information and updates.

NOTICE:  As always, this event is subject to change, delay, or cancellation.  We have no control of the weather or the airplane.