[aprssig] APRS buoy - transmit power and antenna?

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Sep 11 10:15:09 CDT 2007

> Re-reading all of these responses, it sounds pretty 
> unlikely that I'll receive many packets from such 
> a [300mw] buoy, especially if it's far from shore.  

But I think a 5W buoy would do a lot better.   And many digis
are higher than the 30 foot one (10 mile range)...  So it would
be a good experiment.  At least it will end up near shore sooner
or later and you can then hear it again...


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