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[aprssig] Repeater coverage in midwest

Mark Earle wa2mct at mearle.com
Sat Aug 20 01:47:49 UTC 2005


At 09:13 PM 8/19/2005 -0400, you wrote:
>I will be chasing a manned gas balloon out of ABQ, NM starting Are 
>repeater locations documented somewhere?

Vic,

I might suggest the ARRL repeater guide on CD as a good choice for 
something like this. You can put in a route on the map, and it will show 
you repeaters in range. I do not think they list APRS digis but that's not 
what you want.. ?? You mean V or UHF repeaters?

You can also feed the program on a laptop GPS data, and it will show where 
you are and suggest within-range repeaters.

It's not perfect, but is a pretty good tool.

If you want a digi map most of the clients can generate a what digis are 
where map readily. Turn on a client with the APRS - IS (Internet), let it 
run 24 hours, then plot digipeaters.


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