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[aprssig] N494CZ/WB9CQO

Jeff King king.robert.j at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 16:57:47 UTC 2009


Nothing directed at anyone, but wasn't their a long duration balloon a week
or two at 70+K feet doing something similar?  I seem to remember one or two
of the APRS godfathers defending this. A plane at 1000 feet AGL
doing something similar for an hour or two is not a good thing, but the
order of magnitude seems an octave or more apart.
Then again, I seem to recall these same dialogs a few years ago. Naw....
never mind.



On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists <
hamlists at ametx.com> wrote:

> What's really nice is he is blasting his position out every 10 seconds
> using WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 (lighting up every fill-in and WIDEn-n digi in sight)!
>  The aircraft (if the registration number is legitimate) is a home built
> based in Menasha, WI.  The person the aircraft is registered to does not
> have a ham license.  My guess is pirate and a very nasty pirate at that
> jamming the APRS frequency for over 100 miles around.
>
> 73,
>
> Pete Loveall AE5PL
> pete at ae5pl dot net
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Miller
> > Sent: Saturday, April 04, 2009 11:05 AM
> >
> > N494CZ is now flying over NE WI. He shows WB9CQO in comments,
> > but that call is not in the FCC database. The aircraft owner
> > doesn't appear to licensed either. Another pirate or just an
> > error entering the call?
>
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