[aprssig] Field Day APRS

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Apr 28 19:51:53 CDT 2005

>>> smokeybehr at sbcglobal.net 4/28/2005 7:36:18 PM >>>
>Looking over the FD2004 notes compared to the FD2005 notes, 
>which [path] should we use? FDn-N or TEMPn-N? 

TEMPn-N because then we can leave that support in all
D700 mobiles permanently so that users dont have to
reconfigure every time they want to use it as a digi.

>Should we try and use the local digipeaters to 
>digi off of?

Well, yes, for fun.  But for FD rules you have to use
a temporary digi, and so the easiest way is to be
on a different frequency such as 145.01...

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
>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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