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[aprssig] Trackers on motorcycles

gerheim at cox.net gerheim at cox.net
Mon Jun 4 14:27:51 UTC 2007


I have a brother and cousin who ride and are hams.  I've set myself the goal of a 2-way APRS contact with a _satellite_ while in motion on a MC.  For this, they will award me "Biggest Geek in the Family" award.  

I'm waiting for PCSAT to go into full-sun!


---- Earl Needham <needhame1 at plateautel.net> wrote: 
> At 07:10 AM 6/4/2007, Edwards, Chris wrote:
> >We hope to add more trackers next year if
> >we can figure out how to attach them to a motorcycle.
> 
>          I rode motorcycles for some 20 years, but haven't had one in 
> a while now.  I used 2-meter equipment and even HF on occasion.  It 
> helps a LOT if the bike you're going to put gear on has a rear rack 
> -- you can put antennas there, and if saddlebags are available, you 
> can put the transceiver in there.  You can actually mount stuff on 
> the handlebar mounts if you need to.  Power is easy -- just go direct 
> to the battery and run the cables from there.  Usually not over three 
> feet to get anywhere you have equipment.
> 
>          7 3
>          Earl
> 
> KD5XB -- Earl Needham
> Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cw_bugs 
> 
> 
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-Al Gerheim

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