Pico Balloon K9YO woke at 07:30 UTC at Grid LN02HT over the Black Sea near Georgia, flying at an altitude of 12,960 meters, 42,509 feet. Pico Balloon K9YO is flying in a quiet area of the world receiving only one, 2nd packet this reporting period.
Our “Best Guess” is that K9YO will be near the International Date Line on November 18th 2022. K9YO was near Norway just a few days ago, and is on a fast track working on the 3rd Circumnavigation around the World.
Pico Balloon AA6DY Launched on September 3rd 2022, Completes the Third Circumnavigation around the World on November 15th 2022 at 19:32 UTC, Grid EI93 after 73 days and 8 hours of Flight
Pico Balloon AA6DY was launched from Willow Hill Golf Course in Northbrook, IL (Longitude -87.80) on September 3rd 2022. Now after 73 days and 8 hours of flight, AA6DY has Circumnavigated the World, Three Times, Flying to Grid EI93 Northwest of Chicyalo, Peru, South America (Longitude -81.04) Pico Balloon AA6DY is flying at an altitude of 14,300 meters, 46,904 feet.
Our “Best Guess” is that AA6DY will continue east towards Brazil on November 19th 2022
Congratulations to the NIBBB Team for all their hard work on making all of this possible. Please click on our Locate and Track page for updated information on these Pico Balloons.
73, Cary KD9ITO