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[aprssig] Field Day APRS

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Apr 28 16:22:56 UTC 2005


>Since we're about 2 months out from Field Day, 
>what are the plans for APRS on Field Day, 
>besides just demos?

Here's what I suggested on 15 March:
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Yes, lets do it right.
For that one day, everyone QSY to 145.01 and lets show
them how we can build a network instantly.  See the
plan...

http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs/fd2005.html 

This is not a threat to 145.01.  In most areas even if there
is a BBS there or a DX cluster, or some other service,
at most there might be 3 or 4 FD sites beaconing once
every 10 minutes for a total packet channel load of
about 0.005 which is totally inconsequential...

And for that day, EVERYONE sets their portable
and temporary digipeaters to TEMPn-N and we use
TEMPn-N as our paths!  

de WB4APR, Bob






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