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[aprssig] Parallel UHF APRS level-4 node system.

VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Tue Dec 28 17:01:52 UTC 2004


Bob WB4APR said on 28/12/2004

> Hate to be a nay-sayer, but the only way this will possibly
> work is to use what people have.  In that sense, 2m is also
> good for normal packet as well as UHF.  Just check out what
> is still alive in your area and what you can to do get it back up...

You are probably right that there are a lot more 2M radio gear kicking around. The advantage in being on another band is the two won't desense each other if they are co-located. Desense to the connected channel will just slow things down with missed packets being retried, but desense of the receiver handling APRS could cause a lot of beacons to not be heard.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
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"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"





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