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

John johnk.mchugh at att.net
Sun May 25 21:12:52 CDT 2008


I don't know which TNC you're using but if  you set your tones to 
MARK=1600 and SPACE=1800 then you can tune either 10.151 LSB or 
10.147.60USB to receive APRS.
On 10.149 you won't decode anything with 1600/1800 tones


John Mc Hugh, K4AG
Coordinator for Amateur Radio  
National Hurricane Center, WX4NHC
Home page:- http://www.wx4nhc.org

Jim Duncan wrote:

> At least one station that I am aware of was cited by FCC for operating 
> on 10.149 a few years back. FCC didn't fine, but a letter was sent to 
> the licensee. When I got back on HF in December one of the first 
> things I did was to take a listen to 10.149 during the day and never 
> heard anything.
> I believe that the reason the HF gateways have faded away (above and 
> beyond the low solar activity!) is that everyone is within reach of an 
> I-Gate and the need of operating on 30m for cross-country use isn't 
> necessary except in some less-populated areas out west.

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