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[aprssig] Clueless WA4SZE Beacon Trashing 30M HF APRS

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Fri Oct 22 15:28:34 UTC 2010


Wes AI4PX wrote...

> Have you contacted him or are you just griping in this sig for the sake of
> griping? Or are you soliciting offers for someone to visit his house with a
> tire tool?  :-)

One would hope that the desired action would be for someone to phone
the holder of the callsign or knock on his door. Tire irons should be an
absolute method of last resort.

I participated in a fox hunt here on 144.390 MHz yesterday. In this case,
it was a broken 8 pin MIC connector shorting the PTT to ground rather than
a clueless beacon. I was successful in tracking it down. That was satisfying,
and much better than chasing clueless beacons that can be prevented.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
--
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"



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