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[aprssig] Why different freq in Europe vs US?

R. Rochte rochte at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 16:52:47 UTC 2012


Why, though, are the different frequencies used?  Why not standardize on
one throughout the world?  Is there some compelling reason for Europe to
not use the U.S. frequency, or vice-versa?

73,
Robert KC8UCH

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Steve Daniels <
steve at daniels270.eclipse.co.uk> wrote:

> ** ** **
>
> There are around 6 different frequencies in use depending where you are in
> the world, normally it makes no difference, but ideally for things like
> transatlantic balloons, the ability to change frequency based on longitude
> would be good.****
>
> At the moment stations in **Europe** switch frequency to try and receive
> the balloons, sadly I cannot easily switch the 144.390 with my APRS system
> ****
>
> ** **
>
> Steve Daniels****
>
> G6UIM****
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> *Subject:* [aprssig] Why different freq in Europe vs ****US****?****
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> Why are different frequencies used for APRS in Europe and **North America*
> *?  ****
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