[aprssig] A test for APRS in some lessor traveled Western areas
needhame1 at plateautel.net
Mon Sep 10 19:38:01 CDT 2007
I've been using one for some months now, when I am on the
road. I have the Merlin S720 -- it usually works, but sometimes I
get out of range of any data service. In larger cities, I get a good
EVDO connection, and it's pretty quick, but even in more remote
areas, I get a connection about as fast as dial-up. It's a very nice
option for what I do.
You'll just have to take it to the various sites and try it
to see if you get a good enough connection for your purpose. I'd
like to hear what you find.
KD5XB -- Earl Needham
Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT
At 06:25 PM 9/10/2007, Rusty Hemenway wrote:
>I've used a Verizon Wireless EVDO cell phone as access to the internet for a
>Telpac node with no issues
>From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
>On Behalf Of K7FTP
>Sent: Monday, September 10, 2007 1:33 PM
>To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
>Subject: Re: [aprssig] A test for APRS in some lessor traveled Western areas
>I'm doing some experimentation with a Sprint card on their
>EVDO network. $59.99 isn't inexpensive, but it may be an option.
>We are heading to some repeater/digipeater locations later this
>week to try it out. I doubt it will work at really remote sites, but
>we will see.
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