6 Meter Packet Net

John Teller jsteller at spottydog.us
Sun Apr 22 22:29:35 CDT 2007

Meteor Burst?

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Frank Gentges wrote:
> Tacoistas,
> I have been talking with Tom Dawson, WB3AKD, who is the Loudoun County 
> Emergency Coordinator.  I mentioned the mobile 6 meter rigs that AMRAD 
> has and how we are looking for an application.
> He suggests that if we could outfit them as packet radios for data 
> transmission, they could be useful due to their potential to reach 
> over the county without any repeaters etc.  He thinks 9600 baud would 
> be fast enough.
> Glenn, K0ESA, has been interested in using these radios and thinks 
> they can reach longer distances than 2 meter rigs without repeaters.
> Can we come up with a concept and do some testing and a demonstration? 
> Does someone have some packet TNCs we can try out?
> Of course, if we can do higher data rates that would be even more useful.
> Thoughts?
> Frank K0BRA
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