[OZAPRS] VK2RCC not working

David djmunn at bigpond.com
Mon Jan 6 17:51:59 EST 2014

Hi Liz......there is a local guy here in Townsville who does a lot of 4WD
tripping and carries a HF APRS system.
you could try and contact him on    vk4mdx at wia.org.au
im sure David will give you all the help he can

David VK4BDJ

On 06/01/14 16:43, Liz wrote:
> On Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:55:20 +1100
> Ray Wells <vk2tv at exemail.com.au> wrote:
>> Hi John,
>> Thanks for your input.
>> Please understand I was not being critical, I really do understand
>> the problems that distance can create, and gear does go down. My one
>> regret is that I was unable to experience "normal" vhf aprs coverage
>> in that part of the state because I think it would have been even
>> more impressive than it already was.
>> Regards,
>> Ray vk2tv
> I agree with Ray. APRS coverage on VHF is improving, but the more sites
> we have, the more times we will have breakdowns.
> I, too, "need" HF APRS for some places I go which are out of reach of
> all VHF repeaters, the mobile telephone systems etc.
> If I went the 30 metre route
> what antenna? (mounting it is problem number 1)
> and what gear?
> Liz
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