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[aprssig] K3TAL-10 location

Ron Wenig rwenig at verizon.net
Thu Sep 4 11:49:47 UTC 2008


Hi Dave,

K3TAL-10 is a Winlink RMS Packet Gateway.  The object is created by the
Winlink system to alert Hams in the area of the gateway.  The design is to
not pin-point the exact location of the station just the zone, in this case
FM19TA, so that Hams close by can use the gateway to send email via RF.  I
guess people sailing the Chesapeake may have a need to send email :-)

73, Ron ny3j

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Dave Skolnick
> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 7:29 AM
> To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
> Subject: [aprssig] K3TAL-10 location
>
>
> I've sent a couple of messages to K3TAL pointing out that K3TAL-10
> appears to be North of the Chesapeake Bay bridge in open water. I've
> sailed right by the spot and have assured that he isn't there.
>
> I believe K3TAL-10 is a UHF Packet node.
>
> Does anyone know Brent? If I have wickered out things properly his
> position should be shown as 38d 47.303'N 76d 17.683'W.
>
> 73 es sail fast, dave / KO4MI
> S/V Auspicious (KO4MI-5)
>
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