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[aprssig] Anyone in or around Ames, IA?

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Tue Jan 19 00:15:53 UTC 2010


I don't know the area well either, but on the map I see:

Boone
Ogden
Grand Junction
Jefferson
Carroll
Denison
Ida Grove

I'm guessing he'll head west to Denison before going north to Ida Grove.

Scott
N1VG

Lonnie Kuhn wrote:
> 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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