[aprssig] 6M APRS via meteor scatter forum?

Cory Vickruck crvickru at lakeheadu.ca
Thu Oct 12 15:45:45 CDT 2017


Also I would be happy to setup an igate for him to test. I think I might be
just out of range however. I am in thunder bay Ontario


On Oct 12, 2017 4:31 PM, "Cory Vickruck" <crvickru at lakeheadu.ca> wrote:

> After reading a bit more about the topic I am interested in trying it out.
> How much power would be enough for reliable packets at 6m APRS?
>
>
> On Oct 12, 2017 2:36 PM, "Cory Vickruck" <crvickru at lakeheadu.ca> wrote:
>
>> Could PSK-31 be a option? Maybe fsq would be a good option as it can be
>> interfaced with an Arduino.
>>
>> On Oct 12, 2017 2:12 PM, "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
>>
>> We have had great success with APRS Meteor Scatter on 6 meters, but I have
>> not done it since 1996?  Maybe its time for some new blood.  Let me see if
>> I can find the results of our first National APRS Meteroscatter test.
>>
>> Everyone, meet Ron, VE8RT who needs to communicate probably by APRS using
>> Meteorscatter from the great Northwest...  He currently is not on the
>> APRSSIG and so reply here so we can see the interest, and I will forward
>> any useful replies to him.  Bob, WB4aPR
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ron VE8RT [ve8rt at yknwt.ca]
>> Subject: 6M APRS via meteor scatter forum?
>>
>> Hi Bob,
>>
>>     I'm looking for a forum, if there is one, on meteor scatter and APRS.
>> I'm one of less than a score of active amateur radio operators here in the
>> Northwest Territories of Canada.  The majority of amateur radio activity
>> is here in Yellowknife (the capital), with distances of over a thousand
>> kilometres seperating some of us.  HF propagation is generally poor and
>> unreliable, so I'm looking into 6M meteor scatter APRS or other digital
>> modes for emergency communications.
>>
>>     I had joined the TAPR APRS SIG forum for a few days, having posted my
>> introduction and my interest in meteor scatter APRS, but it didn't
>> generate any replies (so I unsubscribed).
>>
>>     Would you have any suggestions?
>>
>>     Thanks,
>>
>>             Ron VE8RT in DP22
>> --
>> Ron VE8RT <ve8rt at yknwt.ca>
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