[amsat-bb] NO-84 APRStt? (and darned beacons)

Peter Laws plaws0 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 16:27:41 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 10:54 AM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
>> It was Qikcom-2 I was reading about...
>> Maybe WB4APR can update us on the status of the former...
>> http://aprs.org/qikcom-2.html
> It is fully integrated and will launch on the same launcher as the two
> AMSAT FOX satellites no sooner than August.

Great to hear!

> We will probably leave the DIGI off and leave it  in DTMF and Voice mode
> due to so many unattended worthless beacons on the uplink that would cut
> into useful live human contact time...

For whatever reason, the DTMF thing really intrigues me so I am really
looking forward to trying it.

Peter Laws | N5UWY | plaws plaws net | Travel by Train!

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