VE3KCL S Series Balloons and WSPR

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VE3KCL S Series Balloons and WSPR

Let me start by saying that I really enjoy monitoring the High Altitude Balloons that are involved with WSPR.Due to the way S series balloon telemetry is transmitted on WSPR (using the grid locator portion for other telemetry), the spots end up in random locations all over the map.In the past, this has just added some clutter to the map and could be overlooked,now with WSPR op's monitoring WSPR Challenge, these spots skew the distance reported stats in a big way.
We are a propagation reporting network,and, seems to me that we should try to be as accurate as possible.
Your comments are appreciated ( also posted on WSPR homepage )