Balloon Vertical Tip - Store Balloon Dry

k4sb at k4sb at
Wed Nov 27 01:16:25 EST 1996

A good way to make sure this doesn't happen is to place some talcum powder in the balloon
before you store it, and ALWAYS store it stretched out flat with the end open!

Another point, don't try to bring the sucker to full inflation at once. That helium is
COLD...give the thing a little time to absorb it.

Haven't lost one yet...although I usually say a few prayers to the antenna gods before I



P.S. and for the clowns out there, I'm talking about the balloon.:-) 
Name: Ed Sleight
E-mail: k4sb at
Date: 11/27/96
Time: 1:16:25 AM

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