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Re: Fort Wayne Hamfest



Bob,
 I'm not associated with the Hamfest or the club (ACARTS) that runs it. I
just wanted to let the folks on the BBS know about some of the forums there.
You may want to contact the club and let them know  about showing the
location on the APRS map.
The web site is:
www.fortwaynehamfest.com
Their flyer states that location is at the Allen County War Memorial
Coliseum Exposition Center
N 41  06.878   W 85    07.388

73 de Doug KA8QCU

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Cc: <w2npt@arrl.net>
Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2008 14:14
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Fort Wayne Hamfest


> > For those going to the Fort Wayne,
> > Indiana Hamfest this weekend, the AMSAT
> > forum is on Saturday at 1pm... and the
> > other involves APRS... at 10 am.
>
> Hummh, I don't see a HAMFEST object anywhere near Indiana on the
> APRS map.  It would  be nice if a local there put a hamfest
> object on the map so that mobiles could see this information on
> the front panel of their APRS radios and attached GPS's as shown
> here: www.aprs.org/avmap/HFESTx.JPG
>
> That image is the GPS map display and on the front panel of the
> radio it would show the talk-in frequency and time of the forum.
> Everything you need to know.  By the way, any hamfest in the
> world with an APRS object can be found by the simple check of
> http://map.findu.com/hfest*. Right now, I only see one, in New
> Jersey.
>
> I guess it is getting too cold for hamfests.
>
> Bob, WB4APR
>
>
>
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