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[aprssig] Automatic omni DF query

Rick Green rtg at aapsc.com
Tue Feb 10 03:38:12 UTC 2009


On Mon, 9 Feb 2009, Scott Miller wrote:

> Before anyone asks, these particular units won't work for 121.5 - I've
> only been able to get them to receive as low as 127 MHz.
   That's a moot point anyway - I just read on another site that the 
government has announced the discontinuance of satellite monitoring of 
121.5 and 223.0, obsoleting a huge 'fleet' of ELTs., so all the boaters, 
aviators, and hikers will be forced to upgrade to the new standard.

-- 
Rick Green

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