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Jerry Quenneville, vice president, Space Data Corporation, tracks the Combat SkySat communication system, during the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s first test of the relaying system at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 29. The SkySat uses a helium balloon with a hanging antenna to relay UHF signals. Flying at an altitude between 55,000 – 85,000 ft. in the Earth’s stratosphere, the balloon increases the range of communication up to 600 miles in diameter and expands the capabilities of the Marine Air Ground Task Force.
120329-M-0000A-004.jpg Photo By: Lance Cpl. Timothy Childers

Mar 29, 2012
Jerry Quenneville, vice president, Space Data Corporation, tracks the Combat SkySat communication system, during the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s first test of the relaying system at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 29. The SkySat uses a helium balloon with a hanging antenna to relay UHF signals. Flying at an altitude between 55,000 – 85,000 ft. in the Earth’s stratosphere, the balloon increases the range of communication up to 600 miles in diameter and expands the capabilities of the Marine Air Ground Task Force.


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