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[aprssig] Automatic omni DF query

Ray Wells vk2tv at exemail.com.au
Tue Feb 10 04:19:18 UTC 2009


Rick Green wrote:
> 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.
>
>   
It's a world-wide shift to 406MHz

Ray vk2tv



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