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From Dave Akerman:

This is an update of a previous post, but post-flight (so I know that it works!) and with instructions on how to make your own tracker, and your own gateway to upload to the live HAB map.

Introduction

GSM-based trackers are quite rightly frowned upon for HAB tracking, mainly because they only work at low altitudes (within range of a mobile phone tower, which aim the signal generally downwards). So they don’t provide tracking throughout a flight, which is a problem as then you don’t know where the payload is until it lands.

If you’re lucky.

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  1. bad link url, just goes back to same page.

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