[aprssig] APRS in Ontario/Quebec
jronan at tssg.org
Sun Aug 13 16:43:37 CDT 2006
On 13 Aug 2006, at 20:25, Brian Riley wrote:
> I dunno where you will be in Quebec.
Montreal <-> Tadoussac roughly.
> But APRS coverage is rock solid across Southern Quebec (Montreal
> vicinity). My stepson goes to college in Montreal and when I drive
> from vermont to Montreal the digi coverage is wall-to-wall from 5
> miles south of the border to and all around Montreal. I run WIDE2-2
> and often hear my packet repeated as many as four five times.
> If you run a D7 with a 1/4wave magmount you will print to the APRS-
> IS 80-100%.
My folks will be pleased, XYL won't :)
I've just finished programming a bunch of IRLP repeaters into the Radio.
> On Aug 13, 2006, at 9:43 AM, John Ronan wrote:
>> Apologies for my being off-topic.
>> I've just done the 'remove green wire' mod from my TH-D7E (Turns
>> it into a TH-D7A) as I'll be arriving in Toronto the 31st of this
>> month. It seems that there is plenty APRS coverage there so I'm
>> hoping that 5 Watts into a mini-magmount on the roof of whatever
>> vehicle we get should suffice (unless someone else knows better).
>> What I'm looking for is a website/sites for accomodation etc in
>> Ontario/Quebec, or a pointer to 'reliable' ones, I'm seeing a huge
>> variation in prices from different sites but I've no idea which
>> ones are reliable or not. Any help appreciated.
>> de John
>> John Ronan <jronan at tssg.org>, +353-51-302938
>> Telecommunications Software & Systems Group, http://www.tssg.org
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