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[aprssig] Beacon Doesn't

Bob Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Aug 17 14:25:13 UTC 2006

>I use BEACON all the time to transmit objects.
>#! /bin/bash/usr/sbin/beacon -c N0YXV -d APJI23 -s radio "
>;146.94   *`date'+%H%M%S'`z4055.55N/09821.75Wr 
>146.94-   Tone123  Link24&18"

It would be nice to include in all such RF objects, the PHG string so that these repeaters show up on APRS maps displaying their relative RF range.   Antenna Elevation is one of the most important parameters in VHF Ham Radio and is fundamental information to the APRS user.

Just a thought.

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