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[aprssig] 6 Meter APRS

Pentti Gronlund pentti.gronlund at tut.fi
Tue Aug 3 13:42:18 UTC 2010


Bob Bruninga  writes:

> >   Is 50.62 the recommended freq in Cont US?
> >   I've been toying with the idea of putting a 6m
> >   digi/igate up just to see what pops up during Es..
> 
> Yes.  We proposed it back in about 1985 or so for packet and since packet has died and since there are some crystal rigs still laying around in attics, why not go with it.  So all the digis and mobiles in the DC area are on 50.62.

Is there any 6m APRS activity in Europe? If there is, what frequency
are you using?

The common AX.25 packet frequency was 50.650, I wonder if there are
any nodes left?

It would be nice to experiment with 6m packet. What frequency should
be used? 50.650 or something +/- n*20 kHz off? I suppose most radios
here are programmable, not crystal control, so the choice is more or
less free.

Benjamin OH3BK
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