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14-02-2020, 08:00   #16
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Definitely from Valentia so.
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14-02-2020, 08:08   #17
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If it was, that was roughly a horizontal distance of 99km travelled
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14-02-2020, 08:14   #18
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If it was, that was roughly a horizontal distance of 99km travelled
I am sure they very often travel a lot further.
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Oh my, looks cool!!
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I am sure they very often travel a lot further.
A friend of mine found one (an ozone sonde) on St. Macdara's Island which is just off Mace Head, distance about 153km. It had been there for a while and was in pretty bad nick.
The OP's find looks like it might still be usable, might be worth having a play with it.

ME have no interest in getting them back
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Back in the 80's had a weather balloon land on the farm, but they didn't have the technology of today.
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It's a pity they couldn't find some new technology that doesn't require rubbish to fall from the sky.

At least they should nearly have a tracker on the things and an appointed person travelling around on an eco friendly horse to pick up after themselves..
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Back in the 80's had a weather balloon land on the farm, but they didn't have the technology of today.
When I was at school, back in the 50s, I found one in England, A lot of material etc. The science teacher at school managed to "persuade" it off me though.
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