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[APRSSIG] Time to Clean Up the Satellites on APRS

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Oct 18 17:44:19 UTC 2004


>>> ramirault at erols.com 10/18/04 12:04:52 PM >>>
>What is " .. sending out satellites .."??    
>Sending what?, from where?, to where?

APRSdata is a program that sends out a Satellite Object
locally whenever an AMSAT that is workable from your
mobile FM rig is in view.

Typically on the front panel of your D700, you will see:
- The satellite name
- the up and downlink frequencies plus doppler
- the distance and direction to the satellite
- and the direction of movement of the satellite.

All you need to QSY your mobile rig and work the satellite.  
APRSdata has been around since about 1998 or so.  
It only takes one person to run it in a large region so that 
everyone can take advantage of this service while mobile.

See http://web.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/satinfo.html

de Wb4APR, Bob





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