Need help testing a project
ka2zev at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 26 18:42:46 CDT 2009
Thanks for the education.
As of 1942 this evening, no calls.
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--- On Mon, 10/26/09, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> From: Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
> Subject: RE: Need help testing a project
> To: "'Michael Chisena'" <ka2zev at yahoo.com>, "'tacos AMRAD'" <tacos at amrad.org>
> Date: Monday, October 26, 2009, 7:02 PM
> > Been working with Bob B to make
> an APRS
> > Voice Alert radio from an inexpensive
> > two way set.
> > The Kenwoods that can do this run about $1200 each.
> Correction, about $550 or so plus your favorite GPS...
> > What I would like is someone who drives a lot
> > in the area to take it for a couple of weeks
> > and see if it works as advertised.
> Great! Nice to see some more 2-way APRS mobiles that
> one can
> actually talk to! Oh, and by the way, Voice Alert
> originally used DIRECT when within simplex range, but in
> Northern Virginia, we have installed a crossband Voice
> repeater on a Fredrick MD mountain which lets you call ALL
> mobiles over the entire metro area by transmitting on UHF
> 445.925 with Tone 100 and announce your voice repeater
> monitoring frequency.
> The crossband repeater will send out your VOICE Alert call
> 144.39 with PL 100 so that all APRS mobiles within 50 miles
> hear it.
> See www.aprs.org/VoiceAlert3.html
> Bob, Wb4APR
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