[aprssig] I-80 PA/OH/IN shopping list

Joseph M. Durnal joseph.durnal at gmail.com
Wed May 28 12:37:34 CDT 2008

The good folks at the Montgomery County ARC hope to have new firmware
on the KV3B-1 digi sometime in June, when they also plan to update it
with newer programming schemes.

73 de Joseph Durnal NE3R

On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 10:01 PM, Joseph M. Durnal
<joseph.durnal at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Bob - I'll see who I can get in touch with regarding KV3B-1.  I
> work right across the street from it :) - not that that means much.
> 73 de Joseph Durnal NE3R
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 6:39 PM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
>> Here is a shoping list for Northern Ohio, Indiana, and WPA.
>> Please do not take offense.... just some things I noticed that
>> might be improved to help the traveler... Also, these are scrap
>> notes on a toll receipt and I could be completely wrong on
>> interpreting my chicken scratches I made while driving...
>> K8UI     is transmitting ID packets (HID should be off)
>> K8TIH    N digi, still claims to be only W-R-T
>> K9ZIP-15 No S or New-N info
>> KB8O-5   shows S but no New-N info
>> KC8NWA-3 no New-N info.
>> KV3B-1   no New-N info, nor 146.955 object?
>> N3SH-2   shows no new-N capabilities
>> N0VLR-2  shows no New-N capabilities
>> N3YJ-1   does not use new FREQ format
>> VE3KLR   should be a S overlay?  Also spell out W2,SONTn-N?
>> W3PIE-3  can upgrade voice repeater from status to Object.
>> W8MAI-15 shows N and no New-N info
>> W8STO-1  typo PGH instead of PHG making it unparseable
>> WB8NLS-1 could use FREQ format for 444.925MHz T103 RXXm
>> WB8NLS   shows no New-N info
>> WR8RA    shows N and no New-N info
>> WX3SKY-1 shows no New-N info
>> New-N info means:
>> 1) Having an S overlay showing it is fully New-N
>> 2) Having "W2, SSn-N ..."  (or W3 in some very remote areas)
>> 3) Smart beacons (local 10m, 1 hop 30m, 2 hops hourly)
>> 4) Having a LOCAL (direct) FREQ obj in its Btext every 10m
>> For help in formatting for New-N look at:
>> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs/fix14439.html
>> And for help with the frequency format see:
>> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs/fix14439.html
>> And it looks like we need someone to sign up to be the Indiana
>> coordinator:
>> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs/aprs-arrl-coords.txt
>> Just like cell phone towers.  We need the interstates covered
>> solid.  That's where we cover the most travelers for the least
>> investment.
>> Thanks.  Again, no offense, just observations.
>> Bob, WB4APR
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