[amsat-bb] Travel Day mobile QSOs

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Nov 25 13:23:45 UTC 2015

Ham Radio Travel day:

Don’t forget to monitor 144.39 with CTCSS 100 and get automatic alerts
(pings) when you are in mobile simplex range of another  mobile traveler
(running APRS).

It works with ANY mobile radio. As long as you have CTCSS set to 100.

It is better than CQ 52 because the other mobiles are sending out a ping
once a minute instead of an occasional CQ call on 52.  With cars passing
each other at a combined 120 MPH, you are only in range of each other for a
few minutes.  So, you can either call CQ every 2 minutes all day long, or
you can sit back and monitor 144.39 with CTCSS 100 and let the radio do the

For more info, see http://aprs.org/VoiceAlert3.html

Happy Travels.


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