October 27th 2022, AA6DY and K9YO Bridging the Gap

K9YO was first to wake at 10:10 UTC, Grid HN82DP over the North Atlantic Ocean, near Portugal, flying at an altitude of 12,420 meters 40,738 feet.

The NOAA Hysplit model has K9YO projected path over 84 hours to Egypt, linking Northeast Africa with the Middle East. NOAA, Ventusky, APRS, Sondehub and “Best Guess” wakeup on October 31st are updated on our Locate and Track/ page.

Pico Balloon AA6DY woke at 12:02 UTC, at Grid GL07TR, northeast of Puerto Rico, North Atlantic Ocean, flying at an altitude of 14,420 meters, 47,298 feet.

The NOAA Hysplit model has AA6DY projected path over 84 hours to Mali, West Africa. NOAA, Ventusky, APRS, Sondehub and our “Best Guess” wakeup on October 31st are on our Locate and Track page.

Our Best Guess over 84 hours on October 31st 2022, has Pico Balloon K9YO arriving over Egypt linking Africa to the Middle East, and Pico Balloon AA6DY arriving over Mali. From West Africa to Northeast Africa, sharing the same Continent and Bridging the Gap.

AA6DY is now on its 54th day of flight, and 3rd time around the world. K9YO is now on its 17th day of flight, and 2nd time around the world.

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