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[aprssig] emergency beacon called wide1-1 today

Mr Jeffrey L Ross radiooperator at comcast.net
Mon Mar 16 17:05:58 UTC 2009


thanks have it running, 73
kc8gkf


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rusty Hemenway" <nnn0fjk at gmail.com>
To: "'TAPR APRS Mailing List'" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 15, 2009 10:16 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] emergency beacon called wide1-1 today


> Jeff
>
> Here is a link to a plug-in for UIView that will give you info on any
> Emergency beacons within the area you are monitoring.  Suggest downloading
> version 1.1 and then 1.23 and overwriting the Exe. File from the original
> download.  Works well, and I promise it will wake you up if a emergency
> beacon is received.
>
> http://www.trilogysystem.it/HamRadio/software.asp
>
> When you first run the program make sure you select English and the other 
> US
> type settings.  The basic instructions are in Italian, but there is enough
> English so you can make it work.  It does need UI-VIEW to work
>
>
> Rusty k1GGS
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf
> Of Mr Jeffrey L Ross
> Sent: Sunday, March 15, 2009 11:20 AM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] emergency beacon called wide1-1 today
>
> hi folks, wow, lots of discussion about the emerg. beacon called wide1-1,
> nice.
> Even the pilot/ham wrote me back. neat.
> anyway, heres what I have to say about it. I wish or would of liked it be 
> a
> callsign instead of a route/path
> that i had to try to make contact with. as were not allowed to make 
> contact
> with non-hams. unless of course it is a emergency. as this may have been.
> but glad i was working with this web page the last few weeks so I know 
> that
> most if not all were not real that i was seeing on the web page. 
> (emergency
> beacons heard last 24 hours)  also i have here a msg that was said was 
> sent
> from wide1-1 to do3box.
> (Genau, Freut mich, dass es Funk) what ever that means and what ever call
> that was too. Don't look like a call to me, but may be a foriegn one. As I
> was reading some of the post I seen that a tnc may use wide1-1 as a 
> default
> or call. not just in the route, like nocall is used. anyway, I am learning
> more and more about aprs and injoying it. now if i can find that add on 
> for
> uiview for emergency beacons I will add it on to mine. but make sure I 
> know
> the process before I turn it on. oh one more thing, I signed up for that
> email sent when emergency beacon is there, but I think its not working as 
> I
> did not get one for wide1-1 or the other call that was there. Does anyone
> know if its going to work or is working?
> thats kind of neat. 73
> kc8gkf
>
>
>
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