WSU HARBOR

Weber State University, HARBOR

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Flight Prediction

Our Flight Prediction Tool Created by Ian S. and Sheyne:  http://harborflightpredictor.appspot.com/  
Use the launch site information provided below.
CUSF Predictor UK flight prediction software that updates four times a day. You can use your mouse to select the launch site from the map. Note the information in the top right box, some of it is very useful. Remember, the entry values are all in metric. Use 7m/s ascent and 5 m/s descent.
Univ. Wyoming
Flight Prediction
You can get a list of values or a KML file for Google Earth. Think carefully about the time slot you enter. (Read the sentence next to the time entry box.)
Univ. of Michigan Their prediction software requires different inputs than others.
Typical HARBOR full flight: 12 lbs, 9 foot parachute, 1.5 tanks of He, 1600gram balloon. Other information is below.
NOAA Here is a website with lots of NOAA software including flight prediction and ozonesonde telemetry.

Flight Prediction Parameters (default)

WSU:
1200 ft/min ascent
1500 ft/min descent

CUSF:
5.5 m/s ascent
7.6 m/s descent

Both Predictors, Burst:
95000 ft
29000 m

Duchesne, UT, data
Launch Time = 09:00 MDT, 15:00 UTC (+6)
Call Sign CATS = KE7ROS-11
Call Sign BATS = WB1SAR-11
Latitude = 40.191903 N
Longitude = -110.38099 W
Elevation = 5826 ft = 1765 m

Delta, UT, data
Launch Time = 09:00 MDT, 15:00 UTC (+6)
Call Sign CATS = KE7ROS-11
Call Sign BATS = WB1SAR-11
Latitude = 39.3806386 N
Longitude = -112.5077147 W
Elevation = 4759 ft

Evanston, WY, data
Launch Time = 09:00 MDT, 15:00 UTC (+6)
Call Sign CATS = KE7ROS-11
Call Sign BATS = N7RPG-11
Latitude = 41.2747778 N
Longitude = -111.0346389 W
Elevation = 7143 ft

Directions to launch site

Duchesne, UT Airport

Delta Municipal Airport, UT

Evanston, WY Airport

More flight (and helium fill) predictors/information:

FAA NOTAM look up site.

FAA FAR (Federal Aviation Regulations) Part 101. These are the legal rules on flying balloons and other related objects such as rockets and kites.