[OZAPRS] Only one VK APRS gateway operational at present.
ronk at sunlinux.com.au
Tue Jul 6 07:27:54 EST 2004
On Mon, 2004-07-05 at 17:31, Brian Beamish wrote:
> Just in case you are wondering why you are perhaps not being gated on HF
> present it would appear that VK4DMI-4 currently is the only operational
> VK3MY-4 will be heard digipeating and beaconing but for the past month
> not been gating at all, Richard is trying to resolve this problem
> VK3WRM-4 Gateway has temporally been off HF APRS taking part in the
> International Balloon trials near his home town but I do see him back
> just at the very moment as I am entering this email, great to see him
> that is for sure and to stay I hope?
Yes back again, but for how long? :-)
> Be great if we can get a couple of other HF operational say one in VK5,
> and northern VK4 or VK8.
Actually, I've been given some thought to where would be the ideal place
for a HF Igate. I believe it would be Alice Springs. The results of the
tracking of Andrew VK5EX through the centre would seem to support this.
A HF station in AS would be able to cover all of the coastal areas of
Australia most days.
> Thanks to those ZL stations who have been gating some VK for us, pity
> we can see the ZLs gating on the net but never hear then actually
> on HF.
> B C N U
> Brian VK4BBS
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