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[aprssig] Failed APRS?

Jason Rausch jason at ke4nyv.com
Mon Jan 19 21:35:49 UTC 2009


Patrick said:

> What do you want to bet he was also chatting on the local 2m
> repeater while this setup
> wasn't working... 

This is why we advocate using UHF (440) for voice when running APRS in the Tidewater area of Virginia.  Not as much problem with desensing yourself.  Of course this isn't just for us, we suggest this to any APRS user.

Jason KE4NYV
RPC Electronics
www.rpc-electronics.com


--- On Mon, 1/19/09, Patrick <winston at winston1.net> wrote:

> From: Patrick <winston at winston1.net>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Failed APRS?
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Date: Monday, January 19, 2009, 4:10 PM
> What do you want to bet he was also chatting on the local 2m
> repeater while this setup
> wasn't working...  So many new people have to be
> reminded that you can't run two high
> powered transmitters on top of a car without them
> interfering with each other because of
> the lack of separation.
> 
> That said Bob, I think your response does a good job to
> point out the issues in many
> area's typical setups.  Keep up the fight as people
> will change, they're just slow about it.
> 
> p
> 
> On Mon, 19 Jan 2009 14:28:27 -0600, Jason KG4WSV wrote
> > He's also guessing about congestion.  It may be
> congestion, or
> > something wrong with his rig, or something else
> entirely...
> 
> 
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