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Re: Red Cross non ham communication

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  • nrk85630
    Thank you very much John, I did a bit of background reading to see what else your software can do besides message distribution and it looks like there are
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 31 4:20 PM
      Thank you very much John,

      I did a bit of background reading to see what else your software can do besides message distribution and it looks like there are aspects that have use that I had not envisioned yet like the APRS system.

      I should be able to stay bussy finetuning the whole setup.

      greetings,
      Andre

      --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@...> wrote:
      >
      > Andre,
      >
      > I'm happy for you to use BPQ32 on Red Cross frequencies.
      >
      > It should work OK with 5 digit callsigns.
      >
      > I can't really comment on what frequencies you should use - you should
      > discuss this woth other users of the frequencies locally/
      >
      > 73,
      > John G8BPQ
      >
      > _____
      >
      > From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > nrk85630
      > Sent: 31 October 2012 17:44
      > To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [BPQ32] Red Cross non ham communication
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > hello everyone,
      >
      > Let me introduce myself first, my name is Andre I';m a network controll
      > station for the dutch red cross, callsign 85630.
      >
      > I'm looking at adding digital messaging to our options.
      >
      > we have 1 frequentie pair available around 70/80 mhz, 5 simplex around 146
      > mhz, 2 simplex around 160 mhz another duplex pair at 165/170 mhz and 2 uhf
      > duplex pairs.
      >
      > I have asked about winlink software but I was told that use of that software
      > was not alowed even without using their network.
      >
      > So my questions are,
      > is bpq32 alowed for use on private red cross frequenties?
      > does it suport 5 digit numirical callsigns?
      > what frequentie would be the best option taking into account that the
      > 70/80mhz pair is reserved for large scale events and most voice use is
      > either on a 160 mhz simplex channel or the 165/170 mhz relais?
      > what other hardware options should be considerd?
      >
      > greetings,
      > Andre
      > Dutch Red Cross
      >
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