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[aprssig] Field Day APRS

John Gleichweit smokeybehr at sbcglobal.net
Thu Apr 28 23:36:18 UTC 2005


Looking over the FD2004 notes compared to the FD2005 notes, which ID
should we use? FDn-N or TEMPn-N? Should we try and use the local
digipeaters to digi off of?

On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 12:22:56 -0400, "Robert Bruninga"
<bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:

>>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:
>----------------------------------------------------
>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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