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RPRer VE6AB's Mobile APRS Setup Makes the Cover of QST

Congratulations to fellow RPRer Jerry VE6AB for making the cover of QST magazine.  ARRL members can check out Jerry’s sharp looking custom HF/VHF APRS mobile installation on the cover of the September 2015 issue. 193 more words

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Do not Digipeat via PCSAT

As has been reported in the RSGB News, the PCSAT spacecraft was launched some fourteen years ago and has, due to an on-board power system issue, started to transmit APRS on 144.390 MHz… 223 more words

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Embedded Linux APRS iGate Tutorial

I know I have been bad at posting projects recently, but here is one I have done a few times now that is super easy to reproduce. 1,463 more words


Why 30 Meter APRS?

Recently spent 3 wonderful days touring and hiking the mountains of rural (ok very rural, grin) Southeastern Kentucky. The trip presented another case study on 30m… 241 more words

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Stem Students Launch APRS on a Rocket

Six students from STEM School and Academy in Highlands Ranch built a payload and flew it aboard a 25-foot rocket in Pueblo on July 18. 33 more words


VX-8DR and GPS

I recently obtained a Yaesu VX-8DR, primarily for use on SOTA activations.  The radio has the six metre band, which is a bonus as SOTA is presently running a six metre challenge. 1,060 more words


30 Minutes of 30 Meter RPR APRS

Went out to the mobile this evening and even with bad band conditions managed to trade some APRS messages with N1ZZZ on 30m Robust Packet… 279 more words

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