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[aprssig] Coverage between Oklahoma City and Little Rock

R. Crockett rcrocket at win.org
Thu Dec 28 16:21:25 UTC 2006


Scott,

Normal APRS in the midwest where there aren't any mountain top APRS Digis.
Oklahoma has lots of area that isn't covered by digis.. and Missouri only
has them around major citys along hwy 44 and 70.

73 de WØPC (Rick)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott Miller" <scott at opentrac.org>
To: "'TAPR APRS Mailing List'" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2006 7:01 PM
Subject: [aprssig] Coverage between Oklahoma City and Little Rock


> How's coverage out there?  I've got a tracker in a friend's car and he's
> driving from California to Columbus, OH.  East of Oklahoma City it seemed
> to
> drop out for about 5 hours.  Prior to that it had been working well, and I
> was able to send it a few configuration commands.  Looks like it's working
> again now as he's approaching Memphis, though I haven't been able to get
> my
> commands gated.
>
> The tracker is running 10 watts into a 1/4 wave mag mount with a WIDE2-2
> path.  Should that path be OK back there?  Can't run any higher power on
> that setup without blowing a fuse - it's a temporary install and only has
> power from the cigarette lighter.
>
> Scott
> N1VG
>
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