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[aprssig] APRS Coverage in Key West

Richard Sharp, KQ4KX kq4kx at arrl.net
Sat Apr 28 02:06:03 UTC 2007


Perhaps "the county" should be using a 150 MHz frequency then...


-----Original Message-----
From: Bob Bruninga 

> Maybe you don't understand, the weather stations 
> are owned and maintained by the county. 
> And it IS meeting their primary objective,  
> the weather data from all the Keys station is 
> being received very reliably at the EOC in 
> Marathon, in the middle of the Keys. 

Ah, got it. 

> It is not making it out to the mainland well, 
> but that is not their primary  objective.

I guess what is needed for travelers is for the Marathon station to be an
IGate... Too bad they dont see the value of that to emergency response and
travelers.  Oh well.

Bob






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