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[aprssig] On The Road Again - Mobile HF APRS on PSK63 & GMSK250

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Fri Oct 22 17:22:14 UTC 2010


Just fired up a few MultiTrack windows waiting for -2 and -63 to show 
up.  You're home QTH has as many APRS -SSIDs as mine does!

Have a safe trip, and maybe we can talk on a repeater or 2m APRS 
messaging when you get over here to the Space Coast.  There's a repeater 
on 146.940- (no tone) that simulcasts NASA launch audio in the event 
that anything goes worng during a launch so that amateurs can be ready 
to mobilize.

When mobile, I usually monitor the 146.850- PCARS repeater that 
sometimes has a 107.2 tone, but I think that's been mostly removed now.  
Also, once you get a bit south of Daytona Beach, you should be able to 
pick up K4FL on 145.230- 103.5 tone.  It's only 10w, but 1200 feet HAAT 
and covers most of Central Florida including over here on the east coast.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Kibitzing along with your trip...

Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> [10:00 AM Pacific (local time) Friday 22 Oct]
>
> I am now departing from Pasadena, CA on a trip to Michigan again, then 
> down to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the shuttle launch on 
> Nov 1.
>
> I will be mobile, beaconing alternately on AX.25, PSK63 and GMSK250 
> from the mobile -- at least when I don't have the HF rig on 20,30 or 
> 40-meter SSTV.     This should be an interesting test of the relative 
> performance of these three modes.
>
> As usual on 30 meters:
>
> "Classic" AX.25 FSK APRS    10.149.200/400        SSID  WA8LMF-2
> PSK63 & GMSK250                10.149.700                SSID  WA8LMF-63
>
> Also Two Meters                            SSID    WA8LMF
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
>
>
> -- 
>
> Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
> EchoLink Node:      WA8LMF  or 14400    [Think bottom of the 2M band]
> Skype:        WA8LMF
> Home Page:          http://wa8lmf.net




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