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[aprssig] N4243B

Rich Garcia k4gpsc at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 00:48:04 UTC 2008


Well he should be "somewhat easy" to find! :-) Don't think I have ever heard
of someone having to DF an APRS station sending out positions?!

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
[mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of KB5ILY - Travis W.
Burton
Sent: Friday, April 18, 2008 4:17 PM
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] N4243B


The guy has been on the Arkansas map on and off since around Christmas.
The general thought around the state is that he just got a number off a
plane at the Fort Smith airport, as that seems to be his home area.

Travis KB5ILY

On Fri, 18 Apr 2008, Earl Needham wrote:

> At 12:05 PM 4/18/2008, Chuck.Gooden at comcast.net wrote:
>> N4243B looks like  the callsign for a plane.  Check the FAA database.
>
>        It is.  It's registered to a Bellanca Viking, but the owner's name
> doesn't show up in a search at QRZ.com.  Well, that's going by
> <http://home.att.net/~bsviking/dec06.html> -- and the FAA database shows
the
> same name, so I guess it's still a puzzle, as the packets from N4243B do
no
> contain a valid amateur radio callsign.
>
>        BTW, the station identifying as N4243B today was only moving at
about
> 55-60 MPH.  A Viking should make 150 or more.
>
>        7 3
>        Earl
>
> KD5XB -- Earl Needham
> Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cw_bugs
> Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT
>
>
>
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73 de Travis KB5ILY
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