The Weather Balloon Launch by the
Skywarn Amateur Radio Association
the transmitter (radiosonde) was attached to 
the end of the line.
As the balloon began to rise over the courtyard, it momentarily blocked out the sun causing it to glow.
The balloon is several hundred feet in the air with 
the tethers still controlling its movement.
The tethers were released and the balloon began its ascent.
There were two telemetry units below the parachute.
The crowd looked skyward as the balloon heads 
out of sight and off toward Missouri.
Ken Noel, inside, looked after the computer and 
the monitors showing the balloon trajectory.

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