UK Schools Mass launch of 434 MHz Balloons

UK Schools have successfully launched 25 balloons transmitting on 443 MHz.

The launch took place at RAF Cosford, with each attached payload containing a Raspberry Pi and tracker telemetry transmitting on a frequency range of 434.010 to 434.790 MHz.

TV Presenter Jason Bradbury, 2E0JAB took part in the launch, his balloon reached 33km before bursting. Bradbury’s balloon was found stuck in a tall tree!

Pi In The Sky telemetry board -

Sent into Space -