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[aprssig] Trackers on motorcycles

gerheim at cox.net gerheim at cox.net
Mon Jun 4 22:04:14 UTC 2007


Just for further information, for those owning a 'wing, are there any APRS frequencies on 160m?  


:-)



---- Doug Ferrell <kd4moj at kd4moj.org> wrote: 
> On Mon, 4 Jun 2007, Earl Needham 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.
> 
> It also helps if you have a Gold Wing instead of a sport
> bike (Honda Hurricane)! [GRIN]
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> ...DOUG
> KD4MOJ
> 
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