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[aprssig] APRS and UHF voice

Len N9IJ n9ij at comcast.net
Tue Jul 28 16:42:12 UTC 2009


I've asked before with no answer from the group. Did we ever settle on a national UHF frequency for APRS? I have considered putting some UHF radios on APRS here.

----- Original Message -----

From: Bill V WA7NWP 

To: TAPR APRS Mailing List 

Sent: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 16:36:46 +0000 (UTC)

Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS and UHF voice



On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 9:03 AM, Herb  wrote:

> And don't forget, UHF APRS on 9600 baud works great too!

>

> Here in the Northwest we have an alternate APRS network on 9600 baud on both

> UHF and VHF and both work great.....





The several db disadvantage on UHF is actually an advantage for APRS.

It makes it more "cellular" so there are less collisions.



An additional benefit is we can listen to the VHF channels without

having them blocked by the APRS packets.



73

Bill - WA7NWP



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