[aprssig] 6M APRS via meteor scatter forum?

Cory Vickruck crvickru at lakeheadu.ca
Thu Oct 12 15:31:29 CDT 2017


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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