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[aprssig] Airborne APRS

William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Fri Oct 28 18:11:59 UTC 2005


How well does the "internal antenna" work for hearing stations on the ground?
Would the plane need to do some banking turns to let the antenna "see" the
ground?

On Fri, October 28, 2005 1:19 pm, Kurt O. Jauss said:
>     I have used a D-7A/G while airborne in N6596Q and ALON Aircoupe.
> Having the D7 attached to my Garmin 296 GPS, the D7 sends station
> waypoints to the GPS and plots them on the screen of the GPS. Works
> great. I have used an internal antenna but for long trips, we used the
> antenna from the long removed Loran receiver. We trimmed the antenna a
> bit. Not set on the sweet spot but was close!
>

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William McKeehan
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