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[aprssig] Automatic omni DF query

Dave Baxter Dave at emv.co.uk
Tue Feb 10 14:54:51 UTC 2009


Hmmm...

I presume then, thats why at the recent Harwell rally (Oxfordshire UK)
someone was selling rack mount 121.5 receivers. 

73.

Dave G0WBX.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ray Wells [mailto:vk2tv at exemail.com.au] 
> Sent: 10 February 2009 04:19
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Automatic omni DF query
> 
> 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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