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Re: Re: [aprssig] flying digipeater?

joe at dellabarba.com joe at dellabarba.com
Tue Apr 19 17:56:01 UTC 2005


I am willing to fly any APRS package you all can come up with out of ANP
(Annapolis) if you want to see how it works.
73 de Joe N3HGB
www.dellabarba.com


Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote on 04/19/2005, 06:04:59 PM:
> >>> ve7gdh at rac.ca 4/18/05 8:25:02 PM >>>
> >For SAR, from time to time there are operations where a 
> >plane just keeps circling a mountainous area with a 
> >repeater onboard for voice communication. ...could...
> > have an APRS digipeater onboard as well...
> 
> Yes, that recommendation, to put APRS digipeaters on all
> SAR aircraft is an excellent plan.  The digis should be
> set to listen on 144.99 and TX on 144.39.  This way they
> can hear any SAR member with a small pocket tracker
> because they do not compete with the tons of  other QRM
> that is on 144.39.  Also the plane's digipeaters dont
> respond to other terrestrial packets either, thus operating
> transparently to the normal use of the frequency..
> 
> Bob
> 
> 
> 
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