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[aprssig] Dumb tracker question

Earl Needham needhame1 at plateautel.net
Sat Sep 30 19:05:09 UTC 2006


         I don't think it's APRS-IS, as I've had it happen when Roy and I 
were within a mile of each other.  Strange...

         Earl

At 12:59 PM 9/30/2006, Tyson S. wrote:
>I was watching Scott drive North on highway 101 when he was testing the
>new T2-135 and his heading was wrong most of the time. I don't know if
>that is because of the tracker, or APRS-IS. When his heading should
>have been something like 20-30 (NNE) is was something like 180 or 270
>or some other weird direction.
>
>--- Earl Needham <needhame1 at plateautel.net> wrote:
>
> >
> > A friend of mine runs a tracker as W5ROY-15, and when I see him on my
> > HamHUD, his heading is usually incorrect, sometimes by as much as 180
> > degrees.
> >
> > Am I remembering correctly that some TNC's do something odd like
> > that? Or
> > could it be something else that's causing this?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Earl
> >
> >
> > Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk






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