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[aprssig] Meteor Scatter

Rudy Benner benner at vianet.ca
Wed Aug 4 19:14:50 UTC 2010


One could use one of the WSJT modes which were largely invented for EME and 
MS etc.

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From: "Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <ldeffenb at homeside.to>
Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 3:11 PM
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Meteor Scatter

> Thank you for that information.  Given Bob's suggested approach to the
> APRS Meteor Scatter attempt, it seems that UI-View's "Meteor Mode" would
> be counter productive as Bob proposes listening for the beacons that are
> already saturating large urban areas rather than flooding the skies with
> your own beacons.
>
> Now, if you were pairing up with someone on an alternate frequency, I
> can see where this mode would be quite handy!
>
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Thankful for the education and clarification
>
> Stephen H. Smith wrote:
>> It overrides many of the normal operating defauts, such as beacon
>> rates & patterns, paths and ports.  Quoting from the "Meteor Mode"
>> paragraph of the UI-View help system:
>>
>> =============== PASTE================
>>
>> Meteor Mode Setup
>> UI-View32 Meteor Mode is a special mode in which the program can be
>> used to transmit beacon frames very frequently. It is designed to be
>> used for meteor scatter propagation tests.
>>
>> Two different modes of operation are possible - "Interval" mode and
>> "Burst" mode.
>>
>>     * Interval Mode - A single beacon frame is transmitted at a
>>       specified time interval.
>>
>>     * Burst Mode - Beacon frames are transmitted continuously for a
>>       period of seconds. You can specify how long the burst should be,
>>       and when you want it to start in terms of the number of seconds
>>       into each minute
>>
>> ========= END PASTE =========
>
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