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[aprssig] HF project

Jesse (KC5LOS) kc5los at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 30 03:00:33 UTC 2008


There are a few gateways down on HF in the 30m band. I use a TT3 with a 
FT-100d when not on voice and have perty good luck with it. I think any 
HF rig would work that has 30m in fact there is a MFJ rig on 20m or 
could build something suitable for 30m where I see most of the gateways.

Scott Miller wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I've been contacted by someone wanting to track a number of vehicles on 
> HF for a humanitarian mission.  Sounds like their channel allocations 
> are on 60 meters or thereabouts.  I can cover the GPS and tracker parts, 
> but I need to know who's got suitable transmitters available, or would 
> be interested in designing something.
> 
> I don't have a lot of details yet on the range requirements (probably in 
> the hundreds of km, I'm assuming this would use NVIS propagation) but if 
> I can get an HF expert to join in a teleconference (probably tomorrow) 
> we can find out exactly what's needed and how feasible this thing is 
> going to be.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Scott
> N1VG




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