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[aprssig] smallest tracker?

Herb Gerhardt hgerhardt at wavecable.com
Mon Dec 4 17:51:08 UTC 2006


Keep in mind that SMALLEST IS NOT NECESSARILY THE BEST!

I still think the TH-D7 with a GPS attached is the best over all portable
tracker.  Of course this excludes balloon projects and the like.

Herb, KB7UVC
NW APRS Group, West Sound Coordinator
Our WEB Site:  http://www.nwaprs.info



> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Richard Amirault
> Sent: Monday, December 04, 2006 9:37 AM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] smallest tracker?
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rochte, Robert"
> Subject: [aprssig] smallest tracker?
>
> > What is the smallest APRS tracker currently made?  Or, perhaps more
> > important than size, the lightest?  I have used a Pockettracker and
> > conventional handheld GPS with great success, but surely it must be
> > possible
> > to shrink all of this down...
> >
> I think you need to quailfy that with how much power you expect
> to transmit
> .. and .. will the batteries be included, or will it be powered by an
> external source.  Those are things that can GREATLY affect the
> size of the
> unit.
>
> Richard Amirault              N1JDU
> Boston, MA, USA          Go Fly A Kite
>





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