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[aprssig] CQ Field Day!

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Sat Jun 21 00:31:39 UTC 2008


CQ FD.  Log on now and try it.  I'm there now... 
Just send APRS message to CQSRVR.
First words are CQ FD CQ FD testing, etc...
Send one every half hour if you like...
Bob

> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 5:36 PM
> Subject: [aprssig] CQ Field Day!
> 
> Don't forget, APRS can now do global CQ's.
> 
> Although we don't get any special points for FD, APRS still
> makes a great demo!  
> 
> Show those old fuds how you can communicate anywhere in the
> world via APRS in real time!
> 
> CQ FD works via the centralizeed CQSRVR application written by
> AE5PL.  Just send an APRS message TO CQSRVR and compose it
like
> this:
> 
> CQ FD CQ FD from .... Your info here.
> 
> And it will be delivered to all other stations that have sent
a
> similar message.  You will remain logged on for 12 hours since
> the last message you sent.  Then as you see incoming such CQ's
> from other stations, you send them the usual APRS message to
> confirm the contact.  See details on:
> 
> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/CQFD.html
> 
> For clarity, you have to repeat the original CQ twice, since
the
> first copy is stripped off by the CQSRVR.
> 
> Operate APRS at Field Day like never before! To heck with the
> points!  C U There!
> 
> Bob, WB4APR
> 
> 
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