[aprssig] APRS mobile HF CQ

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Thu Jan 27 17:32:27 EST 2011

On 1/27/2011 8:14 AM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
> [Subj: Was APRS on Android]
>> I think it would be fun to pass through a town,
>> send a 40 meter frequency into IS with a phone,
>> and have someone call me on 40m.
> Anyone can do this, even on the APRS-IS.  Just send an APRS message:
> Msg: CQ CQ Lee, 7.285 MHz mobile!
> Your message will go to EVERY person on the planet on RF and IS who has
> similarly sent in a CQ CQ message that day.

All two of them........

> Come to think about it, I think everyone that is mobile HF should make it a
> matter of routine to send out a CQ CQ message everytime they get in the car!
> And with the APRS radios, that is as easy as hitting the MSG button and then
> the RE-TX button.  Done.

Then they are supposed to cancel it every time they get out of the car for 
lunch, gas, or at at a shopping center, and then re-enable it when they get 
back in the car???

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