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[aprssig] VHF Mountain-toppers Unite!

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Sun Aug 14 18:30:41 UTC 2011


On 8/14/2011 1:19 PM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
>
>
> For details and background please see:
> http://aprs.org/rovers.html
>
> Make sure you test your station before the event!
>
> Good luck in the Contest!  But remember the rules:
>
> 1) Single-op rovers are not allowed to use a digipeating path to extend their visibility, nor to digipeat others.
>
> 2) Multi-op stations may use APRS as noted above and may digipeat and be digipeaters and enjoy the view.
>
> 3) Anyone else (who does not submit scores) has no restrictions on how they use APRS during this event and are welcome to get their feet wet in VHF/UHF contesting too.
>
>

Why are single-op stations not to use a digi path?    I assume completely 
separate radios/frequencies are used for scoring in the actual contest, so 
what's the problem?

WA8LMF,   who no longer has any real mountains available as I am living in MI 
rather than CA..........

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