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[aprssig] Jumping The Gun: CQ Field Day Station Showing On My Webserver!

Randy Love rlove31 at gmail.com
Fri May 25 18:38:20 UTC 2012


APRS is still considered an 'experimental' mode in the Field Day rules. One
contact via APRS messaging gets you 100 bonus points, I believe. Kinda like
1 contact via a satellite gets you 100 bonus points.

WF5X


On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 2:21 PM, Andrew P. <andrewemt at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Either that, or they're staking out the object name in the global APRS-IS
> before someone else claims it.
>
> By the way, do APRS message exchanges count as a contact for Field Day? ;-)
>
> Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO
> ------Original Message------
> From: Stephen H. Smith
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Sent: May 25, 2012 2:18 PM
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Jumping The Gun: CQ Field Day Station Showing On My
> Webserver!
>
>
> On 5/25/2012 2:05 PM, John Gorkos wrote:
> > My guess would be an Igate with a KPC-3+ in KISS mode.  I keep telling
> > them there's a buffer problem in there somewhere...
> >
> > On 5/25/12 1:28 PM, "Bill Vodall"<wa7nwp at gmail.com>  wrote:
> >
> >>> About 30 mins ago, an object "CQ FLDDAY" appeared on my Michigan-area
> >>> UI-Webserver map, about half way between Jackson and Kalamazoo,
> >>> Michigan.
> >>>
> >>> .<http://wa8lmf.dyndns.org:14439/mapVHF.htm>
> >>>
> >>> Only a month early!
> >>>
> >>
>
> Seems to be gone now.   Maybe he was only testing in preparation for FD.
>
>
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