[aprssig] Group Tracker Build Projects ?

William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Fri Sep 23 22:40:03 CDT 2005

This looks like a very interesting choice. Especially since it operates on 70
cm as opposed to 2-meter.

On Fri, September 23, 2005 11:17 pm, Art Hostmark said:
> William,
> This may be way out in left field but here is a link for a beacon
> originally intended for ballooning.  It is light weight and ought to be
> pretty rugged.  I have no idea what he would charge for these.
> http://www.kd7lmo.net/picobeacon.html
> Several people in our ballooning group are interested in these but we
> have not gotten to the point of putting together any of these yet.
> Art
> --- Plaigarized from the Net---
> A week after I got here I found out I was two weeks behind. If I ever
> get that close to caught up again I'm leaving.
> =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
> Art Hostmark  KI4GYZ
> On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 19:29 -0700, DaveN wrote:
>> Bruce,
>> Your system sounds very interesting. I have been looking for pictures of
>> portable trackers that I can post, or that I can link to, in an effort to
>> give people ideas and tips for construction.  Our SAR unit has used a
>> variety of tracker configurations but the loose wire and other problems
>> persist.
>> We really need a design for a portable tracker that is rugged, compact, and
>> will fit or attach to a searchers pack.
>> If you or others have pictures or web links, please send them if you can.
>> Thanks
>> Dave W7PDQ
>> www.dmapper.com
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William McKeehan
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