[aprssig] AT Golden Packet testing?

Bob Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Jun 15 22:45:56 CDT 2009

I suspect Stone Mountain would be fine.  Just bring up google earth, and use the path tool to draw a line between them... then see if it intersects the ground...


---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 18:37:48 -0400
>From: "Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <ldeffenb at homeside.to>  
>Subject: AT Golden Packet testing?  
>To: bruninga at usna.edu,TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
>Robert Bruninga wrote:
>> I tried it so that I could test HOP7-7 packets among a tabletop
>> of D700's, trying to get 7 of them to linearly digipeat a
>> packet.  It doesn't work.  Everyone of them always respond to
>A tabletop of D700's, I'm envious!  If had been a tabletop of D710's, 
>I'd be positively drooling!
>I gather this is still prep for the AT Golden Packet?  I'm not able to 
>sign up for a key position, but I'm actively considering a getaway 
>weekend to the south end just to listen in to the traffic.  Do you think 
>a pocket J-pole on the top of Stone Mountain would have a chance of 
>hearing packets coming off the south end?
>Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Palm Bay FL

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