[OZAPRS] New Warwick Igate
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Wed Jan 14 19:13:35 EST 2009
Every little improvement is a step forward. You now have something where
there was previously nothing.
David Hopkins wrote:
> Finally we have an Igate installed in Warwick Queensland.
> Callsign VK4HPW-1
> Warwick is about 80KMs north of the QLD/NSW border on the New England
> The DIGI is running on a temporary antenna just above roof height.
> It is hoped to get the antenna to about 10 meters above the roof in
> the near future.
> The location is at the home of VK4HPW and unfortunately is in a bit of
> a hollow.
> Before the installation all APRS stopped at Cunninghams Gap. Now there
> is reasonable coverage from about 10KMs south of the Gap until well
> past Warwick.
> If a higher site could be found then there would be a vast improvement
> in the coverage.
> What we need next is a couple of digi's further south to extend the
> coverage another couple of hundred kilometres along the New England
> David G. Hopkins (VK4ZF)
> CAPALABA QLD.
> S27 32.191 E153 11.867
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