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[aprssig] simple digipeater

Kurt O. Jauss kf6hjo at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 17 04:35:48 UTC 2004


The local radio club has built, prepped and tested an APRS Digi to be 
placed on Sentinel Dome in the park soon. We have been waiting for the 
local Tech to install it. It is a 25 watt radio using a Wxtrack, KPC-3 
and PEET U800 weather station.

Christopher A. Kantarjiev wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I'm a new Technician and very interested in APRS. I spend a fair bit of time in
>an area (near Yosemite National Park) where the nearest digipeater is about 40
>air miles away. I'm interesting in building and deploying a simple, low-power,
>APRS digi... 
>
>I've been looking at the PocketTracker and considering how that could be the
>right model - a receiver and transmitter that are focused on APRS, rather than
>using an HT. A Picpac or something similar is about the right hardware for what
>I have in mind.
>
>Is there something like this out there already? If not, are there detailed
>guidelines for how the software should work in such a digi? For my purposes, a
>simple RELAY will do, but it seems that implementing something like this that
>handles WIDE would make the project more generally useful.
>
>Thanks!
>
>KG6VYD chris
>
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