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[aprssig] D700 Tip. Reading Mail

Bill Vodall WA7NWP wa7nwp at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 16:46:40 UTC 2007

> > How do we call CQ locally on APRS?
> Voice Alert.  Each of your D700 packets will then contains a 100
> HZ tone which will be heard in the speaker of all surrounding
> APRS also running Voice Alert.  This burst every minute is
> considered to be a "CQ" indicating that you are listening for a
> voice call.

Ah but here we're on (at least) 4 different frequencies.  The local CQ
has to be per "APRS" level, not the local RF level..

> > How would we call CQ worldwide?
> To encourage amateur radio in scouting, we have encouraged all
> Igates that are supportive of scouting to  include the callsign
> of SCOUT in their pass-to-RF list.  This way, any scout anywhere
> can send a message to SCOUT, and any other scout anywehere that
> has added SCOUT to his message group will receive it.  A great
> facilitator of SCOUT demos.  Problem is that very few Igates
> have enabled "SCOUT"...

It's certainly worth exercising now.  I'll try some packets there when
I get a chance..  (WIGAC - is that new?)

Bill - WA7NWP

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