[OZAPRS] Planes ???

sgalow at ihug.com.au sgalow at ihug.com.au
Sat Jun 17 08:11:20 EST 2006

may be  vk4 bbs , i should crank up the aprs decoders i have and take a 
listen around west brisbane , towards ipswich

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brian Beamish" <bbeamish at bigpond.net.au>
To: "OZAPRS" <ozaprs at aprs.net.au>
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 12:30 AM
Subject: [OZAPRS] Planes ???

> Hi Folks
> For one reason or another I have been rather inactive for a couple of 
> months
> now and for the very first time for a long time I turned on my HF APRS 
> home
> station whilst doing so I decided to look at Findu to see what local
> activity was taking place and much to my dismay there appeared at first
> glance very little as I had well over half a page maybe two thirds of a
> Findu page filled up with aircraft beacons as most air traffic passes
> reasonably close to me this means that most of the local Brisbane
> does not get a look in.
> I am all for having weather stations that I personally get some good
> information from looking at their details but why are all the NON Radio
> Amateur commercial air traffic beacons being sent to Findu or for that
> matter any Amateur Radio Server?
> I am at a complete loss to know what the air traffic has to do with 
> Amateur
> Radio APRS?
> Being out of it for a couple of months I must have missed something
> would some one care to enlighten me.
> It is a shame as I as I guess others must be doing am missing out, on 
> Findu,
> seeing much of the local traffic with preference being given to the
> commercial aircraft that are generally closer to me.
> Guess I have missed something is this happening all over VK or just here

> in
> Brisbane?
> Best Regards
> Brian VK4BBS
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