[aprssig] APRS on 6m

Dale Blanchard wa7ixk at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 23 15:14:51 CST 2005

Bill Vodall WA7NWP wrote:
>>   Is this being done?  Is there an APRS channel on 6m?  I think that 
>> running mobile on 6m would be better than 2m?  Is the noise too high 
>> on this band?
> Set up an Igate and use 50.62 MHz.   You might even get lucky and see a 
> Propnet DX packet or two (every year...)
> Bill
6 meters can be used for local communications.
Cant figure out why most think it is only for long distant skip.
The Military does not use it for long distance.

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