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[aprssig] Meteor Scatter

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Wed Aug 4 20:36:59 UTC 2010


Stephen H. Smith wrote:
>  On 8/4/2010 12:11 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
>> 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.
> Actually the UI-View mode would be ideal for SIX METERS   50.62   
> where there is virtually no existing activity to be monitored.  I.e. 
> where you have to be the one making noise!

True, provided you've got someone out there listening as well.  That was 
Bob's original point, it was hard to get enough people to cooperate to 
make it worth anyone's while to set something up.  Screaming into an 
empty forest will only scare the wildlife.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ




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