[aprssig] Appalachian Trail APRS trip report

scott at opentrac.org scott at opentrac.org
Tue Mar 7 16:25:14 CST 2006

> 4) RINO's were useless.  Lost contact at 1/3rd mile
>     but didnt know it until we wasted  hours backtracking.

Could you elaborate on that?  What were you backtracking for, and why didn't you know you'd lost contact?

> 6) Cell phones didnt (though we were getting full
>    scale signal readings (maybe we were hitting too
>    many cells?

My experience (usually on a boat off the California coast) seems to be that the cell towers are easily heard by the phone way out there, but not vice versa.


More information about the aprssig mailing list