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[aprssig] Good God! Western Mountain Top Digies Go Vast Distances!

Germino mgermino at sbcglobal.net
Wed Sep 29 16:53:33 UTC 2004


I checked out the image.  What surprised me was seeing the nodes in San
Diego and LA, without a lot of other APRS around them.   Did the nodes have
long paths?  did the APRS stations use short paths?  Was it the 1/2 hour of
monitoring?  Anyway the picture was cool.

Mike
73, AD6AA

>
> Never really realized how vast though!
>
> Yesterday ( 27 Sept 04) I drove from San Diego, CA to Tucson, AZ via
> Interstate-8.
>
> At 8:30 PM, I stopped for dinner at the junction of I-8 and I-10 (Casa
> Grande about half way between Phoenix and Tucson).  I left UI-View
> running on my mobile laptop connected to a Kenwood D700 monitoring
> 144.39 for about half an hour while eating.
>
> The image linked below is a screen cap of the resulting map showing all
> the stations heard IN A MOBILE ON THE GROUND. This is STRICTLY RF; no
> Internet connection was involved.
>
>
>    http://members.aol.com/wa8lmf/aprs/APRS-Off-Air-In-AZ.GIF
>
>
>
> Stephen H. Smith                   wa8lmf (at) aol.com
>
> Home Page:                            http://wa8lmf.com
>
>
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