[aprssig] APRS in Mexico

Amir Findling K9CHP sarlabs at twcny.rr.com
Wed Feb 27 11:31:25 CST 2008

Once in international waters, you can operate under the rules of the 
country of registry of your vessel. My guess, the US, so you would be 
100% legit even if using amateur frequencies. Safe sailing and may the 
winds be with you!

    * 73 de K9CHP Amir Findling, Member ARRL, WAC
    * www.K9CHP.net <http://www.k9chp.net>
    * Senior K9 Handler, Cayuga County Highland SAR
    * K9 Certification Tester, NYS Federation of SAR Teams
    * 1st Special Response Group (1SRG)

Bill Borgstrom wrote:
> I wrote a C program that sends my position directly to APRS-IS.  The 
> program works great.
> Tommorrow I leave for Puerto Vallarta Mexico and I will be bringing a 
> sailboat back to San Diego.
> I do not have a Mexican ham ticket.  I assume that I cannot use my C 
> program in Mexico. Is this correct?  Is there a way to post my 
> position on Steve's Find-U site without breaking Mexican laws.  There 
> is no way for me to get a Mexican ham ticket in such a short time.
> Perhaps I could place my position 12 miles offshore in international 
> waters.
> Bill N9TN
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