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14836Re: [tracker2] looking for a comprehensive list of aprs digipeaters (us based on 144.390)

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  • Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
    Oct 3, 2012
      That's what I get for not looking closely at the map!  Yes, that map came from aprs.fi.  Here's the APRSISCE/32 view of the same area.  Not nearly so colorful...

      And that's with 1/2 size range circles representing the range within which the digi/IGate should be heard by a mobile.  The circle is double that radius for the area that the digi/IGate is likely to hear packets from another station.

      Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

      PS.  Note that the gray circle around the center of the screen is for scale based on the number in the lower left corner.  So the RADIUS of the center circle is 93.2 miles.

      On 10/3/2012 9:04 AM, James Ewen wrote:
      On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 2:51 AM, Gervais Fillion <ve2ckn2@...> wrote:
      "Here's a look at digipeaters with PHG circles in the area in question"
      :James how did you make this map?
      To: tracker2@yahoogroups.com
      From: ve6srv@...
      Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2012 22:42:50 -0600
      Subject: Re: [tracker2] looking for a comprehensive list of aprs
      digipeaters (us based on 144.390)
      aprs.fi will show you the digipeaters. Go to the site, and then look on
      the right side of the display. There are icons along the upper right edge.
      The one under the star is a funnel. Select that, and then uncheck All
      Stations, and put a check mark beside Digipeaters.
      You should now have a display of all the digipeaters on the map with all
      the other stations hidden. You can't zoom far out though. Once you get far
      enough out, you'll just get the coloured squares showing activity levels.
      In both instances, if the digipeaters are configured properly (they have
      accurate PHG information), you can turn on the PHG circle display and get a
      rough estimate of the coverage area of these digipeaters.
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