[aprssig] Trackers on motorcycles

Doug Ferrell kd4moj at kd4moj.org
Mon Jun 4 17:51:10 EDT 2007

On Mon, 4 Jun 2007, Earl Needham wrote:

> At 07:10 AM 6/4/2007, Edwards, Chris wrote:
> >We hope to add more trackers next year if
> >we can figure out how to attach them to a motorcycle.
>          I rode motorcycles for some 20 years, but haven't had one in 
> a while now.  I used 2-meter equipment and even HF on occasion.  It 
> helps a LOT if the bike you're going to put gear on has a rear rack 
> -- you can put antennas there, and if saddlebags are available, you 
> can put the transceiver in there.  You can actually mount stuff on 
> the handlebar mounts if you need to.  Power is easy -- just go direct 
> to the battery and run the cables from there.  Usually not over three 
> feet to get anywhere you have equipment.

It also helps if you have a Gold Wing instead of a sport
bike (Honda Hurricane)! [GRIN]


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