[aprssig] UP Steam Train 3985/844
archer at eskimo.com
Wed Apr 25 12:28:49 CDT 2007
Some of you may have been watching the UP3985 Steam Train object
steaming along on your maps. Based on which engine they use it's
sometimes engine UP844 instead.
Because I can't easily discern which engine is being used I've
changed the name of the object to "STEAM".
If any of you are train-chasers and have set up igates to gate the
object to RF, gate the "STEAM" object now instead.
Ron in OR gated "UP3985" to RF a while back then chased the train
through part of OR using his D700A. He handed me a _wonderful_
videotape of the train and was able to intercept it multiple times
using this technique.
Curt, WE7U. APRS Client Comparisons: http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
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