NORTH TEXAS BALLOON PROJECT
Welcome to the project. We are Ham Radio
Operators that love the thrill of space and space flight. Our Mission is High
Altitude Balloon flight and recovery. Our projects promote Ham Radio as a
terrific hobby and also provides opportunities for the education of persons of
Our members and associates come from all areas
of ham radio and the world of flying. There is no requirements other than the
interest in space and near space flight. The core group of enthusiasts are
the Cowtown ARC, present and past members of the Lockheed Martin Radio Activity/Club. We also
have representation for the Kilocycle Club of Fort Worth as well as aligned and
non aligned hams in the North Texas Area.
Our organization is volunteer with no paid
employees. We provide the capital for all costs related to the balloons and the
balloon launches. The needed equipment is provided by members and by sponsors of
the various events.