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[aprssig] What the? Local situational awareness?

Chris Rose kb8uih at sbcglobal.net
Sun May 11 18:25:00 UTC 2008


HI,
Where are U?  I tried to look in the area you had
specified in your post for the Italian station but
can't see the location on my APRS map screen.  I am
looking at the county line of Monroe and Wayne near
Lake Erie.  Am I in the right spot?

Chris 
KB8UIH
  
--- Rick Green <rtg at aapsc.com> wrote:

> I spotted an unfamiliar 'tactical' call on my xastir
> display.  I selected 
> 'station info' to see what 'situation' I should be
> aware of.  This is what 
> I was told:
>     (Damn! xastir doesn't seem to support copy of
> this text to the 
> clipboard... I have to transcribe manually)
> 
> (The symbol displayed is \n, a small red triangle)
> Object name: IRESC
> 
> Packets received: 21  Last heard: 05/11/2008
> 10:06:46
> Object from: IQ7ET
> Heard last via Internet on device 2 
> (rotate.aprs.net:14580)
> Data path:
> APU16N,IR8CSB,IR7AZ*,Wide7-4,Wide7-7,qAo,IZ7BOJ-11
> Comment 05/11 10:06 : Internat.Radio Emergency
> www.iresc.org
> Current power and gain: none
> Distance from my station: 46.9 miles Bearing from my
> station: 123.5
> Last Position: 05/11 10:06   42 04.610N 083 17.129W 
>                EN82ib
> 
> So what kind of emergency is an italian club station
> trying to tell me is 
> happening in Southeastern Michigan?  And wants to
> let everyone within 14 
> hops of their station know about it???
> 
> -- 
> Rick Green, N8BJX
> 
> "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to
> purchase a little
> temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor
> Safety."
>                                    -Benjamin
> Franklin
> 
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