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APRS Tracking Event around Great Lakes

APRS event:

Craig Severson, W8CS, will be using PCsat and ISS to track his Motorcycle
ride around the Great Lakes.  Starting this weekend.  See his web page:
http:www.geocities.com/findthecure2002/ftc.htm and click on the picture of
his motorcycle to link to the APRS part of his project...  It is:


He reports:

> Just wanted to pass along my thanks and amazement...I
> am a couple of days into my trip and I have had NO
> problems hitting either the PCSAT or ISS birds. Just 6
> watts from a TH-D7a to a 5/8 vertical on my
> motorcycle. (didn't have time to get an adequate group
> plane for 1/4 wave)

> The acid test will be starting Saturday, when I'm up
> in Northern Ontario. I have a copy of NOVA and will
> have the bird passes mapped out. Sure wish I had a way
> to store the different path settings in the TH...

> 73's  W8CS

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