The Weather Balloon Launch by the
Skywarn Amateur Radio Association
Link to the Lincoln Journal Star Article about the Event

The weather balloon is carefully unwrapped
and begins to be inflated by Paul McCrone
Note the red tank used for filling the balloon with helium.
The balloon is positioned in the center of the 
courtyard of the conference center.
The balloon was held in position.
The orange cloth is a parachute and designed for 
the sensor units to "soft land".  

 Return to the CPSWS 2000 Home Page