[aprssig] A test for APRS in some lessor traveled Western areas
Stephen H. Smith
wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Mon Sep 10 13:26:42 CDT 2007
Tom Smith wrote:
> My concern is the mountain top digis having internet access.
> I'll do a test: WIDE3-1 out and WIDE2-1 back in Nevada and Utah.
> Tom Smith KD6SOJ
Mountaintop digipeaters normally DON'T have Internet access. (It's
awfully difficult to get Internet service on remote mountain tops!).
APRS Internet gateway stations ( "igates") are normally stations on the
ground (typically home stations that have always-on Internet access)
listening to high-level digipeaters.
Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf (at) aol.com
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