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[aprssig] Anyone in or around Ames, IA?

Lonnie Kuhn ki4wef at gotsky.com
Tue Jan 19 00:12:29 UTC 2010


Scott, What towns would be close to the area? I have my echolink up, 
however, I am very unfamiliar with that area.  If you could give me a couple 
towns or something that would be close, that may have repeaters in them, 
then maybe I can shoot off a couple times to see if I can get a response.
KI4WEF

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From: "Scott Miller" <scott at opentrac.org>
Sent: Monday, January 18, 2010 7:03 PM
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Anyone in or around Ames, IA?

> I might give that a try if I can get in.  Haven't used EchoLink before, 
> and today's storm has taken a lot of stuff down.  The local digi 
> (K6SYV-10) is off the air, and I'm not hearing anything but the weather 
> station on the roof from the IGate at my office, which likely means either 
> the digi to the north is down too, or my own antenna is down. Internet 
> here is really flaky.
>
> I see someone fired off a message already, but of course now he seems to 
> have moved out of digi range - no packets for 15 minutes.
>
> He should be within 15 miles of Boone, and probably headed west towards 
> Ida Grove.  I'll see what else I can do to get in touch.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Scott
> N1VG
>
> Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
>> You could try to connect to an EchoLink node there and give out a call 
>> for someone to search out the local frequencies?
>>
>> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ
>>
>> Scott Miller wrote:
>>> If there's anyone on the air around Ames, can you please fire off a 
>>> message to KK6AD to call home ASAP?
>>>
>>> There's a family emergency and my dad's phone is off or out of range. 
>>> The tracker (using my mom's callsign at the moment) is working fine, 
>>> though.  But gating from Internet to RF doesn't seem to be working for 
>>> that area.
>>>
>>> He might be on 146.52, also.  Callsign is KB6VAA.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Scott
>>> N1VG
>>>
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