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[aprssig] Digipeater or cross band repeater?

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Wed Dec 15 18:47:32 UTC 2004


On Wed, 15 Dec 2004, Ken Kinyon wrote:

> If I leave my truck at a trail head and go hiking.  What would be the best
> method to keep my position known?
> As I see it I could set the mobile in the truck to digipeat my signal or I
> could set it up as a cross band repeater and beacon to it on 440.  The
> radios involved are a TM-D700 and a TH-D7G. Are there any pro's or con's to
> either setup?
> Thanks and Happy Holidays,
> Ken W7TS

Ask kb7uvc for details.  He digipeats the handheld through the truck
and it works well for him.  I think he does it all on 144.39.  I
think he's got quite a bit of experience under his belt now doing
this.

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