[aprssig] APRS in Ontario/Quebec
brianbr at mac.com
Sun Aug 13 19:02:56 CDT 2006
I think you will find rock solid APRS coverage along the entire
route, Ontario/Quebec has outstanding APRS participation,
particularly along the routes between the major cities
cheers ... 73 de brian riley, n1bq , underhill center, vermont
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On Aug 13, 2006, at 6:07 PM, John Ronan wrote:
> Actually, that not correct..
> the full itinerary is Toronto, Niagra, Ottowa, Quebec, Tadoussac,
> Montreal, Kingston, Toronto.. looking forward to it.
> On 13 Aug 2006, at 20:25, Brian Riley wrote:
>> I dunno where you will be in Quebec. 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%.
>> 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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