[aprssig] REF: HF Net? How About 20M ?

Rich Garcia k4gpsc at gmail.com
Sun May 25 20:20:59 CDT 2008

For years 30M APRS was very busy 10.150.49 LSB I believe with both a handful
of mobile stations and a bunch of gateway's from HF to VHF. I do not know
what ever happened to the activity but I got off the air due to rig problems
then hurricanes taking my antennas down but I sat on there for about 9-10
years 24/7/365.

There was a 20M frequency but very little activity and was troublesome due
to the QRM.

Originally in the early 90's we were solely on 40M but I forget the

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
[mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Matthew Stennett
Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2008 9:08 PM
To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
Subject: [aprssig] REF: HF Net? How About 20M ?

I have long believed we should have a 20M APRS frequency.

I have had little to NO success in getting many stations on 30M APRS.

There has always been a presence of Packet on 20M, the .105 Net is proof of

There should be an APRS spot, either 5KHz above ? or below the .105 Net.

...that's my 2c worth.

From: g0jxn.jim [mailto: g0jxn.jim at ntlworld.com]

     Cc: aprssig at lists.tapr.org

Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 07:26:00 +0100

Subject: HF Net

Sorry again for being off subject but there are few places to air this.

I received no responses to my original message below so if anyone is
interested in joining me in setting up such a net please

contact me direct or check my web site under the 'aprs hf net'


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