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SparkFun’s High Altitude Balloon

By SparkFun Engineer, Aaron

Aaron used a military-type balloon he found on Ebay, and he used electronics to launch it as a high altitude balloon. To launch the balloon, he used a foam cooler for the payload box. Inside of the box, Arron included a 1 Watt XBee as the transmitting radio.

Read more about the project on SparkFun.
Check out Aaron’s detailed write-up here.

Tags: XBee