[aprssig] Bucks County Scouting Council Jubilee

Ron Wenig rwenig at verizon.net
Fri Sep 19 15:36:24 CDT 2008


Thanks for the idea.  If just CQ CQ CQ doesn't work then I'll try CQ SCOUTS
CQ SCOUTS.  It would be great if we could get scouts talking to scouts even
from around the world.

73, Ron ny3j

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
> Sent: Friday, September 19, 2008 4:07 PM
> To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Bucks County Scouting Council Jubilee
> > This Saturday, Sept 20th from 9AM to 4PM
> > a ham radio exhibit including APRS....
> > please send us a message.
> > we will be using is NY3J-9.
> I wonder if the APRS CQ SERVER would work here.  Normally it is
> used for CQ JOTA, CQ SCOUTS, CQ IIOTA, CQ FD, and so forth, but
> maybe it will also work for just "CQ CQ CQ"...!
> It should work maybe.  This way, anyone, any time, anywyere that
> wants to work some APRS DX can just logon to the CQSRVR using
> the completely generic CQ CQ CQ and exchange messages with
> anyone else so logged on...
> All you do is send a message to CQSRVR and then put CQ CQ CQ
> text.... In the message as detailed here:
> www.aprs.org/cqsrvr.html
> You have to use three CQ's to make it work.  The first CQ is a
> trigger telling the CQSRVR to log you onto a CQ group matching
> the following word.  In this case another CQ.  The THIRD CQ is
> needed because CQSRVR arbitrarily strips off the first two
> before it sends it outward to everyone else.  SO the third one
> is required so that the recepients know how it got to them in
> the first place.
> Try it.  Maybe Pete (the Author of CQSRVR) would comment if for
> some reason this will not work...
> Bob, WB4APR
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