[aprssig] APRS for a motorcycle - radios?

Doug McFadden kc7imr at orednet.org
Tue Feb 14 13:46:39 EST 2006

apratt at bestbits.org wrote:
> Folks,
> I've been reading about APRS a lot online and lurking on this list for
> a little while. I want to put APRS on my motorcycle for tracking, and
> I'd like to do it with (A) reasonable reliability and (B) reasonable
> cost.
> I have GPS on the bike already with NMEA out, so that's covered. I am
> not a ham (yet) so the radio will be the major investment. I want to
> be able to ride and be tracked in most all of California. I live in
> the San Francisco area but my travels take my all over the state.
> As I see it, there are two basic routes to go: 
>   (1) Kenwood D700 or TH-D7A with built-in TNC/APRS
>   (2) TinyTrak 3 plus any old radio with a mic connector and ear jack. 
> -- Allan Pratt, apratt at bestbits.org
> _______________________________________________
Check out *_M_otorcycling _A_mateur _R_adio _C_lub, also the *Bay Area 
MARC <http://www.ba-marc.org>.  These guys have been putting radios on 
bikes for years.  Lots of ideas & info.

I have a Mitrek in the trunk fed by a KPC-3P & a Rand McNally gps



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