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[aprssig] Wrap up [was: How to digi 6x in the New APRS world?]

Matt Werner kb0kqa at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 03:50:39 UTC 2005


I believe he addressed it in the earlier message, maybe indirectly..

"I will be using APRS as a method of announcing my presence once I
arrive at the base of the structure.  This strategy worked well last
year:"

I would assume this means that those interested in the contest will be
watching for his APRS presence.  I would also assume that he expects
for people to see him as he says this strategy worked well last year. 
In fact, since he's used this for four years, I expect it's worth the
trouble.

73 - Matt


On 8/16/05, Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:
> w2ev at arrl.net wrote:
> 
> > I need 6 hops because that represents the DX I can attain on 10-GHz
> > with my station.  I've actually mapped it out.  It isn't 30
> > states...it is parts of four states and one province (not even full
> > states at that), assuming that the frame gets 6 digi's out in the
> > first place
> >
> > ...
> 
> Assuming you actually succeed in getting out 6 hops, how many users do
> you actually expect to:
> 
> A)  See the message, allowing for all the dumb TX-only trackers and
> TH-D7/D700 users not in a position to see and/or read the message?
> 
> B) Be equipped to operate on 10 GHz if they do see the message?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
> EchoLink Node:      14400    [Think bottom of the 2M band]
> Home Page:          http://wa8lmf.com
> 
> APRS Symbol Chart
>  http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/miscinfo/APRS_Symbol_Chart.pdf
> 
> New/Updated "Rev G" APRS     http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/aprs
> Symbols Set for UI-View,
> UIpoint and APRSplus:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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