[aprssig] Train tracks across the northern U.S.

Tony VE6MVP tony at ve6mvp.com
Wed Aug 28 22:05:08 CDT 2013


At 08:20 PM 2013-08-28, Andrew P. wrote:
>1. There are huge spans with no digipeater/I-gate coverage at all 
>along the route. In the screenshot, note the places where I was able 
>to report position over Internet connectivity but not by 2m radio 
>(obvious because of no nearby digi's).
>
>2. The coverage for AT&T cellular service was better than for 2m 
>APRS (I could maintain an APRS-IS connection over a wireless hotspot 
>in places where I couldn't hit a digi), but still had holes.

Yup, not a lot of population in the spans in ND and Montana.   Well, 
at least there isn't in southern Saskatchewan and western Manitoba 
along the border north of ND and MT.

Looks like a nice trip.

Tony 
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