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[aprssig] Tracker Enclosure ?

Ed L. Locklear, KF4CHG kf4chg at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 17 15:30:19 UTC 2005


William McKeehan wrote:

> I'm looking to build some trackers - initially all using the TinyTrak3,
> eventually upgrading some to use full TNC's.
> 
> These trackers will be used for events that cover 40 miles or so from one end
> to the other and will often be in places where a digi is not available (thus
> the future full TNC plan for some to be portable digi's). I am planning to use
> mobile radio's and mag-mount external antenna for these trackers. The trackers
> will be placed in event vehicles on the day of the event.
> 
> What I am looking for is example enclosures (and sources for these enclosures)
> that you have used to build a portable tracker.
> 
> I'm also looking for input on which current 2-meter radios lend themselves
> best to APRS use (i.e., have a 6-pin mini din or other features that would
> make attaching a TNC easy).
> 
> Thanks for any help!

William,

Here are a couple of useful tricks:

http://www.aprsfl.net/weetrak

http://www.aprsfl.net/microtrak

Ed, KF4CHG




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