[OZAPRS] Re: HF Freqs for VK APRS

Rob Thirkettle r.thirkettle at phys.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Oct 1 06:39:12 EST 2002

Hi All
	I have used H/F very successfully in ZL on two occasions path was
about 300 km
max for this distance I used 40m as 30m is getting a bit high in freq for
propagation over short distances 

Alex Colquitt wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> I believe we're to use 10.151MHz LSB for APRS HF.  Yes, looks out of
band, but
> on LSB you run just within the Ham segment.
> And there is activity there......  ;-)
> Cheers,
> Alex VK1AC
> Message: 2
> From: "Chris Hill" <chris.hill at crhtelnet.com.au>
> To: "Ozaprs at Marconi.Ics.Mq.Edu.Au" <ozaprs at marconi.ics.mq.edu.au>
> Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2002 23:10:07 +0800
> Subject: [OZAPRS] HF Freqs for VK APRS ?
> Reply-To: ozaprs at marconi.ics.mq.edu.au
> Hi,
> An amateur mate of mine (a full call) is going 4WDing next week, and I
> thought it'd be good if we could get some APRS position reports back
> HF.
> He has a MFJ1270B TNC, and an HF rig capable of operating on all amateur
> bands from 80m to 10m (but doesn't yet have antennas for all those
> He'll be travelling just to the west of Kalgoorlie, roughly speaking.
> Can anyone suggest a suitable frequency for sending APRS packets on, on
> Is anyone listening for 300 baud packet on any of the bands?  And if so,
> anyone actually using the facility?
> Any info or suggestions gratefully received!
> 73 Chris vk6kch
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