Mission 36. Event day updatesPosted: August 17, 2019
06:38 Good morning. It’s the day is starting off with a beautiful sunrise seen here at the Bay Area Skydiving in Byron CA. Forecasted to be 89 degrees by 3:00 pm. A lot cooler then yesterday. The early bird Ground Crew will be arriving soon and start setting up our Video station that allows us manage 4 point-of-view cameras; one of which will be air to ground, and then streamed out live.
0650 . Unfortunately the URL for the streaming video has changed. The new one is https://www.ustream.tv/channel/N3MMeufqbcL
9:33 Ground crew still setting up. Were looking at an hour or so for our first jump. The first 2 manifest jumps are filled. updates will be on here to keep you updated.
Weather update: Speed 19 . Gust 19 . Direction 231
10:26 Rob Kc6tyd VHF first jump in 20 mins
10:33 Plane update Caravan Sesna Single engine turbo prop holds 13 jumpers
11:02 Rob boarding plane
11:06 Take off Rob kc6tyd first jump
11:22 Jumpers away
11:25 QSO now with Rob
11:34 ROB packing up for land
11: 38 ROB has landed
11:45 If you made a contact with the jumper please email at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a card.
next jump Mark AF6IM HF jump
Thank you everyone!!!
12:41 Mark AF6IM HF jump to board plane in 25 mins
12:51 86 degree Speed 10 gust 13 direction 261
12:59 Mark boarding plane now HF jump
1304 Weather check Speed 12 Gust 21 . Direction 256
1308 Mark taking off
1308 Mark off the plane overload full of tamdems so he got bumped to next load
1408 Mark all prepped to go 5 mins to load 20 meters 14.250 HF jump
1424 On plane and in the air
1443 Jumpers away Mark is a go
1450 Please send an email to email@example.com if you made a contact with Mark or Rob
1454 Mark has landed
1509 Prepping Rob for next jump
1540 Rob has completed all his safety checks and has manifested. Unfortunately the load has not met the minimum skydiver requirement to to take off, but we are confident that will change soon. Once that minimum is met there is a 20 minute call.
1606 OK, finally have a ETA of 20 minutes for the next jump. The jumper will be Rob, KC6TYD. Streaming video and APRS available.
1618 6 mins for Rob to to load
1630 loading plane
1635 plane take off now
1647 6,000 ft
1651 11,800- ft
1653 Jumpers away
1654 No video & APRS