[aprssig] Finding a frequency for the East Coast Packet Backbone

Rich Osman lists at n1oz.net
Mon Jul 25 11:38:09 CDT 2016


You might save yourself a lot of time and trouble by contacting the
frequency coordinating bodies for the areas in question.  They might not
officially coordinate packet frequencies, but the have a lot of local
knowledge and can provide a wealth of practical advice.

On 7/25/2016 10:29 AM, Robert Bruninga via aprssig wrote:
>
> I’m trying to document east coast packet frequencies from Maine to GA
> for our 9600 baud backbone:
>
> http://aprs.org/ec9600net.html
>
>  
>
> Below is what we have found so far.
>
>  
>
> It might be interesting to connect to these nodes and see what kind of
> network they have…
>
>  
>
> We know there is a 145.01 node at CAMELBACK-9 in EPA.
>
>  
>
> And lots of packet in NC:
>
> **********************************************************
>
> 145.09 Heard from Howards Knob (4417 ft. Altitude), Boone, NC by AL0I
>
> **********************************************************
>
> 14:00:22R W4ERT-7>NODES:[ Netrom ]
>
> 14:00:55R AC4ZR-7>ID:TheNet X-1J4  (STK09) Sauratown Mtn. AC4ZR-7
>
> Stokes County, NC. Type C STK09 to connect!
>
> 14:02:44R KE4IYH-4>KF4LLF-7 <RR R F R5>
>
> 14:03:32R W4ERT>ID,TVILLE <UI Len=24>:W4ERT/R TVILLE/D ALEX/B
>
> 14:07:40R W4BFB-6>ID:TheNet X-1J4  (SPENCE) Spencer Mountain, NC Elev:
> 1300ft. Type C SPENCE to connect!
>
> 14:10:21R KO4XV>BEACON:KO4XV Yadkinville, NC  EM96 Mailbox KO4XV-1
>
> 14:10:32R AC4ZR-7>NE4W-7 <RR R F R2>
>
> 14:10:49R KE4IYH-4>KK4ZIZ-7 <RR C P R0>
>
> 14:10:54R KK4MAR-10>BEACON:Winlink 2000 RMS Packet Server
>
> 14:14:12R KE4IYH-4>ID:TheNet X-1J4  (CLTNE) KE4IYH-4 Northeast
> Charlotte, NC: (S. of UNCC)
>
> 14:14:22R W3OA-10>CQ,TVILLE*:W3OA-10 RMS Packet access to Winlink 2000
> on 145.090MHz
>
> ************************************************************
>
> 145.010 Heard from Howards Knob (4417 ft. Altitude), Boone, NC by AL0I
>
> ************************************************************
>
> 14:18:18R KK4HOK-7>ID,ALTNC*,MON7NC*,SARC*: Charles in Monroe, NC /
> 145.010 direct, or connect to node MONHOK, then KK4HOK. 73!
>
> 14:19:31R W4BFB-5>ID:TheNet X-1J4  (CLT) Charlotte NC
>
> 14:20:33R W4BFB-5>NODES <UI C Len=238>:[ Netrom ]
>
> 14:24:09R W4NYR>ID <UI Len=35>:W4NYR/R SARC/D W4NYR-1/B W4NYR-7/N
>
> 14:25:47R WA4KNI-1>NODES <UI C Len=7>:[ Netrom ]
>
> 14:26:32R W4NYR-5>ID <UI Len=22>:Network Node (SHELBY)
>
> 14:28:29R W4BFB-1>KK4ZIZ-7 <RR R F R3>
>
> 14:30:41R NE4W-7>ID,W4BFB-10*,NCCLT*:North Wilkesboro BPQ Packet
> Switch is on 145.090 (-1 BBS/ -2 CHAT/ -7 NODE/ -10 RMS)
>
> ************************************************************
>
> 145.630 Heard from Howards Knob (4417 ft. Altitude), Boone, NC by AL0I
>
> ************************************************************
>
> 14:39:59R W4YK-1>ID <UI C Len=23>:TheNet X-1J4  (BRARC)
>
> 14:40:59R W4YK-1>NODES <UI C Len=91>:[ Netrom ]
>
>  
>
> *From:*Stewart Todd Morgan]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, May 18, 2016 4:15 PM
>
> I had a chance to go up Howard's Knob on the edge of Boone and do some
> Packet sniffing today.  I can confirm that there is packet in NC on
> the following frequencies:
>
> 145.010 MHz
> 145.090 MHz
> 145.630 MHz
> 223.400 MHz
> 446.500 MHz
>
> On 5/9/2016 7:31 PM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>
>     Great info 2 years ago.
>
>     Can you contct these folks and get an update as well as listen
>     aournd on all the fqequencies I listed?
>
>     144.91-145.09 and
>
>     145-51-145.77?
>
>     Bob
>
>      
>
>     *From:*Stewart Todd Morgan [mailto:morgan_st at bellsouth.net
>     <mailto:morgan_st at bellsouth.net>]
>     *Sent:* Tuesday, June 03, 2014 10:49 PM
>      
>
>     Packet isn't dead in North Carolina.  According to the site below,
>     145.01 MHz is still in use as the state backbone:
>
>     http://www.w4bfb.org/packet.php
>
>     Here in Boone, NC (3500 ft. altitude) I can hear packet stations
>     on a number of frequencies including 145.01 MHz although I usually
>     can't decode them.  You can expect to hear the stations in central
>     NC from Clingman's Dome and Roan Mtn., and perhaps from Comer's
>     Rock as well.
>     Todd
>     AL0I
>
>
>
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