[aprssig] A test for APRS in some lessor traveled Western areas
n0nhj at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 10 07:29:36 CDT 2007
While you're in CO stick with the WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1. I've got quite a few
digis around western Colorado, but several need the second hop to get
you back to the Igate.
Have a great trip.
Glenwood Springs, CO
Tom Smith wrote:
> This will be a test of APRS coverage on some of the lightly traveled roads
> in the West. My wife and I are leaving Sept 9 from the San Francisco Bay
> Area to Reno (not lightly traveled), across Nevada on US Highway 50 to Ely,
> down to Bryce Canyon N.P. and then on to Denver. In past years I have been
> pleasantly surprised at the APRS coverage from Highway 50 in Nevada (It is
> called the loneliest road in America - actually it is not. US 6 across
> Nevada is lonelier)
> I'll be KD6SOJ-9 with a D700 and a mag mount on the roof. In Nevada and
> Utah I'll use WIDE1-1,WIDE3-1. In CA and CO I'll use WIDE2-1.
> We'll leave Denver Sept 18 or 19 and do some sightseeing in the Colorado
> Rockies before returning home over US 50.
> Tom Smith
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