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[aprssig] REF:APRS in Ontario-Quebec

Matthew Stennett wa4tkg at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 18 01:27:49 UTC 2006


No HF in the Car?:
I bet you would have had a BLASTING signal from
SOMEWHERE around there on 30M:
....somebody jump in here:

--- Chris Rose <kb8uih at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> I went to Toronto and then to Niagara Falls just two
> weeks ago.  I had good tracks from Sarnia to Toronto
> back to Sarnia but not hardly anything while in
> Niagara area.  I went from MI to ON and back.
>  
> Chris 
> KB8UIH
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Brian Riley <brianbr at mac.com>
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
> Sent: Sunday, August 13, 2006 3:25:19 PM
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS in Ontario/Quebec
> 
> 
> 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:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > 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.
> >
> > Regards
> > de John
> > EI7IG
> > --
> > John Ronan <jronan at tssg.org>, +353-51-302938
> > Telecommunications Software &  Systems Group, 
> http://www.tssg.org
> >
> >
> >
> >
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