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[aprssig] Trackers on motorcycles

Dave Baxter dave at emv.co.uk
Wed Jun 6 09:10:02 UTC 2007


Gold Wing?

That's not bike, that's an arm chair on two wheels with an engine!  ;-)
(Nice though!)

APRS! (to stay vaguely on toppic!)

Dave G0WBX.
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Ferrell [mailto:kd4moj at kd4moj.org] 
> Sent: Monday, June 04, 2007 10:51 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Trackers on motorcycles
> 
> 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]
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> --
> ...DOUG
> KD4MOJ
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