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Re: AO-51 Operations (digipeater?)

I just checked. The digipeater appears to be off...

73 Jeff kb2m

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>; <glasbrenner@mindspring.com>
Cc: <ans-editor@amsat.org>; <ao51-modes@amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 6:35 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51 Operations (digipeater?)

>>>> "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner@mindspring.com> 07/05/06 12:00 PM >>>
>>The recent overhaul of the AO-51 operations committee is complete.
>>Some of the goals... improved support of large special events...
> One thing I am interested in hearing about is the status of digipeating
> while in PACSAT BBS mode.  There had been some experiments
> a while back, but I can find nothing on the ECHO web pages about
> continued support for this mode.
> We were hoping that the digipeat mode could be left on always
> whenever the Pacsat digital modes are active so that users could
> have some reasonable expectations of continuity in this mode
> and can plan on routine operations.   By having the digipeater active,
> then users can carry on real-time QSO's digitally via their mobile
> APRS radios with little impact on other users.
> Thanks
> Bob, WB4APR
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