[aprssig] N4243B

Rich Garcia k4gpsc at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 20:48:04 EDT 2008

Well he should be "somewhat easy" to find! :-) Don't think I have ever heard
of someone having to DF an APRS station sending out positions?!

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[mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of KB5ILY - Travis W.
Sent: Friday, April 18, 2008 4:17 PM
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Subject: Re: [aprssig] N4243B

The guy has been on the Arkansas map on and off since around Christmas.
The general thought around the state is that he just got a number off a
plane at the Fort Smith airport, as that seems to be his home area.

Travis KB5ILY

On Fri, 18 Apr 2008, Earl Needham wrote:

> At 12:05 PM 4/18/2008, Chuck.Gooden at comcast.net wrote:
>> N4243B looks like  the callsign for a plane.  Check the FAA database.
>        It is.  It's registered to a Bellanca Viking, but the owner's name
> doesn't show up in a search at QRZ.com.  Well, that's going by
> <http://home.att.net/~bsviking/dec06.html> -- and the FAA database shows
> same name, so I guess it's still a puzzle, as the packets from N4243B do
> contain a valid amateur radio callsign.
>        BTW, the station identifying as N4243B today was only moving at
> 55-60 MPH.  A Viking should make 150 or more.
>        7 3
>        Earl
> KD5XB -- Earl Needham
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73 de Travis KB5ILY
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