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[aprssig] More digis are changing to the new paradigm

Patrick Green pagreen at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 04:36:04 UTC 2005


ALOHA radius: 41  miles
Stations inside ALOHA circle: 75
Digis:7
Mobiles (in motion): 31
Mobiles (other): 12
WX stations: 3
Home stations: 22
Last calculated 0 Hours 2 Minutes ago.

That's from my dad's station WB9WLS

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.

On 7/6/05, Curt Mills <archer at eskimo.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Jul 2005, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> 
> > In
> > sparse areas like out west, this simple change
> > *drastically* cut down on useless QRM...
> 
> "Out west" where I am my Aloha circle is 36 miles and I have 250 RF
> stations on my map currently.  I'd say Seattle, Portland, and LA are
> hotbeds of APRS activity.  Quite a bit of activity in Victoria and
> Vancouver as well.
> 
> If I recall correctly one guy in Seattle has an Aloha circle of 27
> miles.  Might have been less.
> 
> My current stats:
> 
>                 ALOHA radius: 36 miles
> Stations inside ALOHA circle: 44
>                        Digis:  7
>          Mobiles (in motion): 20
>              Mobiles (other):  5
>                  WX stations:  3
>                Home stations:  9
> 
> Even with all those stations on RF, the air is quiet at times, at
> least from where I sit.  I'm sure the mountaintops are a lot busier.
> 
> I'm picking up one digi direct at 50.4 miles, another at 83.2 miles.
> Sometimes I hear one Canadian digi direct that's more like 96 miles,
> but he's not on the map currently.
> 
> --
> Curt, WE7U.                             archer at eskimo dot com
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