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[aprssig] APRS coverage

David Odom dodom at mindspring.com
Wed Dec 29 19:07:07 UTC 2004


Ken,  I made a trip around the US  about a year ago, and part of it was 
Cheyenne to Des Moines IA.  I found the same as you.  Once I left the 
Cheyenne coverage area I heard very little APRS activity on I-80 till I got 
near Omaha.  My track record looked much like yours.

Dave
W4VOR

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Kinyon" <w7ts at comcast.net>
To: "'TAPR APRS Mailing List'" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 1:53 PM
Subject: [aprssig] APRS coverage


> Being relatively new to this, I have learned a lot from reading the recent
> discussions.
> However, I am curious about the coverage of my recent trip.
> Between Dec 21 and Dec 26, I traveled from the Denver CO area to the Des
> Moines, IA area and back via I-76 and I-80.
> Between  "just to the northeast of Denver"  until I was near Lincoln, NE I
> apparently disappeared except for one report on the trip back at the
> intersection of I-76 and I-80 ( although I couldn't find this one in the
> table only on the map).
> I am getting this from the track record at APRSWORLD.com.  I was using 
> call
> W7TS and  I was set to relay, wide3-3.
> Is this large area actually devoid of coverage, or should I have been set 
> up
> differently?
> Thanks,
> Ken W7TS
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> Kenneth E.  Kinyon
> 34 Princeton Circle
> Longmont, CO 80503-2106
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