[aprssig] Aeronautical Mobile Best Practices?

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Sat May 28 21:46:50 EDT 2011

 Don't see any air mobile activity for you...

If not too late, the WIDE2-1 should be good.  You only need to hit WIDEs not any fills.

 73, Steve, K9DCI   USN (Vet) MOT (Ret) Ham (Yet)
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--- On Thu, 5/26/11, Bob Snyder <rsnyder at toontown.erial.nj.us> wrote:

> From: Bob Snyder <rsnyder at toontown.erial.nj.us>
> Subject: [aprssig] Aeronautical Mobile Best Practices?
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Date: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 11:10 PM
> Anyone have a pointer to a list of
> best practices for running a HT
> aeronautical mobile? I picked up a TH-D72A last weekend at
> Hamvention
> and was considering taking it up on 250nm flight I'm
> planning this
> weekend. I know the recommendation for balloons is direct
> only and to
> disable carrier detect since you'll never hear a quiet spot
> if you
> don't, but I'm not sure if that makes sense up at six or
> seven
> thousand feet AGL. One homebuild aviation site with an APRS
> subforum
> suggests WIDE2-1 which I'm unsure of.
> Also debating trying to hook it to the intercom system and
> monitor a
> simplex frequency while flying, but I need to double check
> that a) the
> copilot side intercom input won't be sent to ATC if only
> the pilot
> side PTT is depressed, and b) the legality of
> retransmitting ATC
> broadcasts if they call me during while I'm speaking to the
> D72A. Plus
> figure out the cabling.
> Bob
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