[aprssig] Airborne APRS

Richard Amirault ramirault at erols.com
Fri Oct 28 13:06:31 CDT 2005

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Subject: Re: [aprssig] Airborne APRS

>> But why get complicated? Write down the lat/lon and then turn the
>> D7 to a voice freq and *tell* the ground crew where the balloon is at.
> If you're going to use a voice relay for part of the link, have the 
> balloon crew read their position to the pilot, who can then read it to the 
> chase crew.

Wait a second .. this is a D7 right?  Can't it send a text message with the 
lat/lon? So you wouldn't have to use voice in the noisy aircraft cabin?

Just another suggestion ...

Richard Amirault              N1JDU
Boston, MA, USA          Go Fly A Kite 

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