[aprssig] Fwd: APRS for Kinetics

Amir Findling sarlabs at gmail.com
Fri Mar 17 14:35:39 CDT 2017


Or as we do in some public service events,  use our own 50w digipeater
judiciously  located,  so the 5w ht packets make it into the igate.

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73 de Amir K9CHP

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On Mar 17, 2017 15:13, "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:

> Well, the 25 miles is the key factor.
> Next is the prevalence of good digi coverage along the route.
>
> Depending on y oru network density AND surrounding user density, In one
> case
> you could get by with 5 Watt trackers.  In another, you'd need 50W mobiles.
>
> Bob, Wb4aPR
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of MJ Inabnit
> Sent: Friday, March 17, 2017 9:43 AM
> To: aprssig at tapr.org >> TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Fwd: APRS for Kinetics
>
> Kinetic race machines are human powered craft to cover water, sand, and
> cross-country!  Some are as simple as bicycles, others require many hands
> and feet to move.  Race covers about 25 miles over three days.
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinetic_sculpture_race
>
> tnx all, 73
> j
>
> On 03/17/2017 06:22 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> > Not enough useful info.
> > What is a kinetic car?  A cub scout racer?
> > A golf cart?
> > A cross country race?
> >
> > Bob
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of MJ
> > Inabnit
> > Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:48 PM
> > To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> > Subject: [aprssig] Fwd: APRS for Kinetics
> >
> >
> > Hi all:
> >
> > Was just sent the following email looking for aprs units we can put on
> > our racers.  Is there anything out there that is small and not crazy
> > expensive?
> >
> > TU all, 73
> > j
> >
> >
> > -------- Forwarded Message --------
> >
> > Hi Jaye,
> >   I mentioned this a while back but now we're getting down to crunch
> > time and I'm getting more serious about it.  LOL.  I hope you can
> > point me in the right direction.  I'm hoping to get about 5 to 10 APRS
> > units that we can put on the slowest kinetic cars.  At Crab Park,
> > we're usually waiting until very late.  It would be nice to have
> > another means of intel.  I'm looking for all the advice and suggestions
> > you might have about this.
> > Cheers,
> > Anthony
>
>
>
> --
>
> wishing you well
> Jaye, ke6sls--via the toshiba w/thunderchicken
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