The BACAR team consist of all members of the Secunda Armature Radio Club withe a core team of: Christo Kriek (ZU6LJK) as project leader and logistics (chase team whit Willie); Gert Botha (ZS6GC) on procurement (Master chase with Elna SZ6EB); Cor Rademeier ZS6CR flight shuttle specialist (Ground station and weather Specialist); Willie Taljaard (ZS6WBT) Schools program and WBT BalloonSat development (chase team whit Christo).
The team have been working together sins 2012 together we have lots of experiences in a verity of aspects of radio armature work and electronics. We are launching every year a balloon sins 2013. We learned out of our mistakes to become stronger in what we do withe every launch. The teams strengths is in there Common Goal and values of Respect, Trust and Comradeship. With a No – Blaming culture were everyone take responsibility and pride in there work.
Retching new Heights
It is not always about heights hut it is good to see the stats.
2018 ?? Km
2017 31 Km
2016 30 Km
2015 28 Km
2014 29 Km
2013 12 Km
The number of teams and schools taking part in the flight.
Amount of payloads
The amount of payloads send to near space.
Learn while having a Fun experiments
Get a science project into near space
Put the theory you learn in your career to practice
The team perform with no supervision only with the same goal in mind
Teams without formal leaders is more successful then anther, our commitment is your pride while we use our passion for our hobby to learn and let others learn. We turn unsuccessful in successful and never give up.