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Re: Holiday Traveling = 144.39 CTCSS 100



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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
To: "Edward R. Cole" <al7eb@ptialaska.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2003 9:20 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Holiday Traveling = 144.39 CTCSS 100


> On Fri, 12 Dec 2003, Edward R. Cole wrote:
>
> > I like the idea.  APRS is still not "common" on Alaska roads but more
are
> > showing up.  This voice-alert idea might offer more incentive to it.
One
> > technical question:  If you use the CTCSS decoder in the radio, doesn't
> > this eliminate all "normal" APRS signals if they aren't using 100Hz?
>
> Yes, unless the TNC is connected at the Discrimnator.  Since the Kenwoods
> are fully integrated internal TNC's then they are so connected...
>
> > Or do you use an external CTCSS board to gate an external speaker?  Just
> > thinking it would be a shame not to have normal APRS if one had gone to
the
> > trouble to have an APRS capable mobile?
>
> External CTCSS ios just too much of a hassle.  Is asier to just dig in for
> the disc ooutput (Unsquelched)...
>
> > No progress on setting up a sat-IG for 145.825 until after the holidays.
> > Have to recover the budget for acquiring the TNC and LAN card to connect
> > the laptop to the DSL router.  Looking at using UI as software and IC-2A
as
> > roof-top receiver.  DSL is operative though.
>
> Belive it or not, FINALLY, last night yours truely finally had an urgent
> need for an Igate down at the PCSAT integration site so that I could
> montior the satelite remotely.  There I was at ground zero.  Had no idea
> what program to download...
>
> I decided to try UIview...  It seems to work.
> But I have to admit I have never seen UI view before and was frustrated by
> many APRS things and confused.  I couldnt believe that his maps dont zoom!
> Nothing further from a "real-time-tactical-tool" than I can think of!
>
> Oh well...
>
> I justrr heard about WinAPRS LITE that is an IGATE and requires no
> installation.  All you have to do is just run an EXE, or so I hear.
> I'm glnna look for a copy somewhere...
>
> Bob
>
>
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