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[aprssig] APRS vs. SPOT

Bradley Haney kc9gqr at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 19:20:29 UTC 2011


check out the call ww2lst  as they are  using 30 meters on the ship going
down the IL River..




On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 12:02 PM, Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:

> On 9/7/2011 12:43 PM, Keith VE7GDH wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> You can go out into the boonies now and beacon every minute and
>> sometimes, you will be picked up by the ISS.
>>
>
> Not exactly hand-held, but you CAN go out into the boonies virtually
> anywhere in North America and beacon on 30 meters HF APRS with a nearly 100%
> change of getting igated.
>
> A small HF rig like a Kenwood TS-50 and a 30M Hamstick whip (lightweight
> enough to temporary-mount on a vehicle with a heavy-duty monster mag-mount)
> works well with a sound card "soft TNC" on a cheap netbook PC.      The
> continent-wide system of HF igates pretty much ensures that SOMEONE
> somewhere will hear you and pass your packets to the APRS-IS, regardless of
> propagation or time of day.
>
> Details here:
>
> . <http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/HF_**APRS_Notes.htm<http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/HF_APRS_Notes.htm>
> >
>
> . <http://wa8lmf.net/APRS_PSK63>
>
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> =====  Vista & Win7 Install Issues for UI-View and Precision Mapping =====
>    http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/UIview_**Notes.htm#VistaWin7<http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/UIview_Notes.htm#VistaWin7>
>
> *** HF APRS over PSK63 ***
>   http://wa8lmf.net/APRS_PSK63/**index.htm<http://wa8lmf.net/APRS_PSK63/index.htm>
>
> "APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
>  http://wa8lmf.net/DigiPaths
>
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