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  • Google Helium Balloon

    Google Helium Balloon is now east of Bali at 50,000 ft..

    I wonder, what is Google doing with the balloon ?

    13 July 2013 Google Helium Balloon.jpg
    F-WSSS1 - Cats refused to Pee & Pooh on RadarBox - Running a FR24 Receiver & DVB-T Dongle 24/7 to piss off The Chief Thief.

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    They providing/Testing Internet connection(Wi-Fi).
    Search "Project Loon" for more info.

    Some info on this thread.
    http://www.radarspotters.eu/forum/in...ic,7891.0.html
    Last edited by SoCalBrian; 2014-07-13, 16:01.
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    • #3
      Thanks SoCalBrian.

      I wont enter that Forum owned by DanTheBan.
      F-WSSS1 - Cats refused to Pee & Pooh on RadarBox - Running a FR24 Receiver & DVB-T Dongle 24/7 to piss off The Chief Thief.

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      • #4
        Google testing balloons around 60000 feet to see if they can be used to provide internet services, I have seen them in New Zealand and Australia so far. . Its interesting to see how slow the go at that altitude...

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        • #5
          Or fast, I've seen them doing 130kph.

          Search this forum for loon, and hibal you will find all the mentions.
          Posts not to be taken as official support representation - Just a helpful uploader who tinkers

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          • #6
            Five google loons flying right now over Saint Vincent and Grenada....interesting...

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