High Altitude Ballooning – Getting Started

Getting started with a new hobby, especially one as complex as High Altitude Ballooning can be really daunting. Knowing where to look, whom to ask, what information sources to rely upon and where to go for technical assistance can all get too much. To simplify some of that and help you grasp the fundamentals of High Altitude Ballooning we recommend watching the following videos.

Project HORUS – High Altitude Ballooning in Australia
High Altitude Balloon Tacking & SondeHub Platform (Data Store, Prediction)
Tracking & Chasing Weather Balloons using TTGO LoRA boards

Hopefully the content on this page has clarified the basics of chasing, recovering High Altitude Balloons. High Altitude Ballooning is a great hobby, but it can be complex and quite confusing especially when getting started.

If you have any questions do drop us a note at trevor at hack2 dot live. We’ll be happy to point you in the right direction.