[aprssig] APRS + Local Lan Question
ai4ri at cfl.rr.com
Thu May 5 12:26:35 CDT 2016
For those curious.
Here's a view from the top: http://bit.ly/26Xl64o
If you can't see it let me know. I'm worried more about saturation than anything else because Florida being Florida, it's flat as a pancacke.
From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of Cap Pennell via aprssig
Sent: Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:24
To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS + Local Lan Question
Yes, using only WIDE1-1 is enough. Try it, we'll like it.
73, Cap KE6AFE
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of Charles
> Blackburn via aprssig
> Sent: Thursday, May 5, 2016 9:01 AM
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Subject: [aprssig] APRS + Local Lan Question
> Hi guys.
> 2 questions.....
> I'm responsible for a node in the local packet network here in Daytona.
> Our main "network" is on 145.050, we have uhf backbones to deland and
> st Augustine.
> 1. We have a spare VHF antenna and I was wondering how much
> interference running aprs on 144.390 would be considering the antennae
> are only about
> feet apart.
> Here's a bit.ly link to a photo I took this morning. The location is
> in Ormond beach on the 18th floor of a condo building.
> My other question is regarding hops... now with it being REALLY high
> up and there is a LARGE digipeater network in Orlando, I'm assume that
> it would be beneficial to just use a path of WIDE1-1 so that it only digipeats once ?
> Right now, I'll be igating from home until I can figure out a way to
> get internet up there, my concern is I know that the site can cover
> pretty much all of Volusia county and parts of flagler county, but I
> don't want to cause QRM to the guys out west as the Orlando system has decent/wide coverage.
> Right now the power output on the 050 lan I believe is 25watts I'm
> only thinking of maybe 10 watts for aprs
> Thoughts, comments.
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