Parachute Mobile you say?

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by KM9G, Oct 27, 2020.

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  1. KM9G

    KM9G Ham Member QRZ Page



    Yup, its a thing! Carlos KD9OLN and I talk about how he #HamsHarder

    Come check it out!
     
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  2. N0TZU

    N0TZU Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    I was expecting to see a cool video of making contacts while floating down under a canopy. But after scrubbing back and forth all I see are a few photos, and chatter. I’m not going to let it drone on for an hour to see 30 seconds of jump video (if it exists).

    I appreciate the effort that goes into these productions, but for heaven’s sake keep them reasonably short and to the point.
     
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  3. KD8DEY

    KD8DEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    If at first you don't succeed, Skydiving is not for you.....
    Ymmv
     
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  4. KA8VNG

    KA8VNG Ham Member QRZ Page

    I wonder if there is any Doppler effect ? HI HI .... ..
     
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  5. KM9G

    KM9G Ham Member QRZ Page

    Nice! I started thinking about how we could create the doppler effect on one of his jumps... He'd be pretty dizzy.
     
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  6. KD8DEY

    KD8DEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    A hold my Beer, and Watch this moment??
     
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  7. KC9ONY

    KC9ONY Ham Member QRZ Page

    I don't have Facebook or Twitter, so I hope that Carlos posts on QRZ when he
    is going to go jumping again. Sounds like some folks in the Milwaukee area
    were making contact or at least hearing him in that first jump. Couldn't
    believe he didn't have a strap on the FT3DR...that's an expensive radio!
    Later videos show a long strap to go around his neck I guess.

    Last year, I contacted a parachute mobile in California...via Echolink.
    That was interesting. :)
     
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  8. W7UUU

    W7UUU Super Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    What's the time stamp of the parachute jumping radio video? It IS a YouTube and all that... right?

    I scrolled and saw nothing about anyone in the air making a QSO via parachute

    Thanks

    Dave
    W7UUU
     
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  9. KC9ONY

    KC9ONY Ham Member QRZ Page

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  10. IK0TIX

    IK0TIX XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    a tower 14,000 feet high...:D fantastic
    It would be worth trying with a QRP (818 or 705), the only problem is logging the contacts :rolleyes:.
    73 by Max
     
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