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[aprssig] [amsat-bb] Re: Geminids Tonight - Talk to NASA

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Dec 14 18:26:09 UTC 2010


> I might set my rig on the bottom of 2m and 
> try a little scatter mode tonite!

If you live in a quiet area, you might plot all APRS packets
heard on 144.39 anywhere in North America.  With 10,000 people
transmitting routinely, a few might just happen at the instant
of a meteor reflection to your area.

Anyone that plots more than 500 miles is most likely via Meteor
Scatter.

Best to use a NOT-HIGH antenna so your receiver is not blocked
so much by all the local traffic.

Bob, Wb4APR




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