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Fri Apr 18 19:48:04 CDT 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?!
From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
[mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of KB5ILY - Travis W.
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.
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
> same name, so I guess it's still a puzzle, as the packets from N4243B do
> contain a valid amateur radio callsign.
> BTW, the station identifying as N4243B today was only moving at
> 55-60 MPH. A Viking should make 150 or more.
> 7 3
> KD5XB -- Earl Needham
> Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
> Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT
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