7562Re: BPQ32 APRS & Wx Station
- Feb 2, 2012Hi Duncan & All
running the Bpqaprs digi under your own call it has to be attended.
(max unattended time limit away from the home is 30 minutes)over that it has to be closed down.
using your mb7 call with ssid running unattended as per the terms of your NOV covers you on Bpqaprs (144.800)
i use MB7UFO for normal Aprs 144.800 & igate,MB7UFO-8 with Bpqaprs
digi.MB7UFO-QZ is the WHO-RU Aprs Qrz server, MB7UFO-CQ is the Aprs Cqserver.
73 de Ken g7vja
sysop mb7ufo & gb7cow
--- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, Duncan Bray <g4mki@...> wrote:
> Noting Randy's comment:
> That is precisely why there is far greater restriction on what amateurs can do in the UK.
> To run an Igate in the UK you must have a Notice of Variation to your main licence in order to port internet traffic to RF and vice versa.. The NoV stipulates the frequency of operation 144.800Mhz for unattended APRS operation, and the permitted erp.
> My station, MB7UEK can only operate an Igate porting to RF on 144.800MHz, it incidentally raises
> the question as to whether I should use my Class A call, G4MKI on BPQAprs or my Igate call MB7UEK...time will tell.....
> Duncan G4MKI/MB7UEK
> From: Randy <bryan_randy@...>
> To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Wednesday, 1 February 2012, 18:55
> Subject: Re: [BPQ32] BPQ32 APRS & Wx Station
> I hope the aprs type messages don't start apearing
> on the let's say normal packet freq's
> that would destroy a packet node system. with all the beaconing going out.I
> think would be great if for sure kept on the APRS Freq.
> ----- Original Message -----
> >From: W6IDS
> >To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
> >Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 12:18 PM
> >Subject: Re: [BPQ32] BPQ32 APRS & Wx Station
> >Jeez. . . .every once in a while it becomes apparent the extent of involvement
> >you have with some of this stuff, m'man.
> >I've got the BPQ APRS thingie working. Map looks great, lots of activity. I change
> >the filter to 80 miles I think it says.
> >APRS Messages window has a provision for what appears to be a simple, single line messaging
> >editor. Do I use that for simple "Howdy" messages to a station now, as is, or do I need wait to
> >have another VHF radio connected through an interface like RigBlaster and tuned to 144.390 first?
> >---- Original Message -----
> >From: Jerry
> >>To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
> >>Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 11:32 AM
> >>Subject: RE: [BPQ32] BPQ32 APRS & Wx Station
> >>I use Ambient Weathers VWS Virtual Weather Station Software and use the wxreport.txt file it generates to send my weather station info thru the BPQ32 APRS System. On the weather map page you select the file to use.. VWS updates this file at whatever interval you sent in VWS and then you can set the interval that it gets transmitted thru BPQAPRS/ 73
> >>From:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of vk2dot
> >>Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 5:59 AM
> >>To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
> >>Subject: [BPQ32] BPQ32 APRS & Wx Station
> >>Hi all, Has anybody integrated a home weather station with APRS and BPQ32. Or can direct us to a site for further info.
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