[aprssig] Digipeater or cross band repeater?

Spider spider at rivcom.net
Wed Dec 15 14:21:14 EST 2004

I use a KPC3+ in my Search vehicle.  It is set up to digipeat and works well 
when I am out in the boonies bringing APRS to place no APRS has gone before! 
;)  Kinda reminds me of a TV show!

Happy Holidays!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Kinyon" <w7ts at comcast.net>
To: "'TAPR APRS Mailing List'" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 2004 11:42 AM
Subject: [aprssig] Digipeater or cross band repeater?

> If I leave my truck at a trail head and go hiking.  What would be the best
> method to keep my position known?
> As I see it I could set the mobile in the truck to digipeat my signal or I
> could set it up as a cross band repeater and beacon to it on 440.  The
> radios involved are a TM-D700 and a TH-D7G. Are there any pro's or con's 
> to
> either setup?
> Thanks and Happy Holidays,
> Ken W7TS
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> Kenneth E.  Kinyon
> 34 Princeton Circle
> Longmont, CO 80503-2106
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