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Re: UN Station



On Tue, 22 Sep 1998, Erik Skovgaard wrote:

> Do any of you know if the Amateur Radio Station at the UN building in New
> York has satellite capabilities...
> I have temporarely been deported to New York and dying to work HF or
> satellites. It is a little hard to do from a hotel room in Manhattan :-(

Just tune in 144.39 on APRS packet and you can work the world live!
Well actually only about a few thousand in the USA and one or two in
Japan, Madrid, the UK and Australia, but it is growing overseas.  You can
chat live from only an HT and your laptop.  ITs all automatic.  You do not
need to know anything about routing.  And if you dont have an antenna you
can at least monitor the traffic with a WEB browser at www.aprs.net or
www.aprs.org  Good luck.

bob


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