Thanks for the kind words. XC is shorthand for Cross Country. That
usually means a flight of 50 miles or more.
A messaging QSO would be great. It all depends on what my workload
in the cockpit is. I will only send a message when I am in
stabilized flight and I have the autopilot engaged!
---- Original Message ----
Subject: Re: [tracker2] OT2/Nuvi in my Plane....
Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2009 07:58:35 -0400
>That is a nice way to package a portable tracker! If I ever notice
>airborne, would you mind an APRS messaging QSO?
>To satisfy the wanderlust of us non-pilots, I generated plots of your
>recent flights. You can see your APRS Infrastructure usage plots at:
>(trailing * required)
>Enjoy the flying! I can only imagine the rush it must have been on
>first take-off in a plane that you built yourself!
>Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Ground-Bound in Palm Bay, FL
>PS. If you don't mind my asking, what's an "XC" (from your
>picture captions)? It too me long enough to find out that I don't
>an XYL, but a YL (regardless of age!). Is an XC similar?
>Pete Howell wrote:
>> I thought you guys might be interested in my aerial OT2/Nuvi 350
>> install and ops. It works great and I can send messages from
>> I am running a homebrew twinlead jpole in my fibreglass wingtip!
>> Here are some pics:
>> Here is the plane we built in the garage:
>> Aerial coverage on vacation to Steamboat: