[aprssig] K6RPT-12 Now Near Chicago - Hearing It Direct Off RF

Fredric Moses fred at moses.bz
Mon Dec 3 11:58:52 EST 2012

Seeing direct via my Holly digi...

2012-12-03 16:56:30.817 HOLLY     R K6RPT-12>APBL10,WIDE2-1:!4230.26N/08614.61WO077/180/A=110781V211    CNSP-18    CNSP-Inc.com?700
2012-12-03 16:56:30.818 HOLLY     T K6RPT-12>APBL10,HOLLY*,WIDE2*:!4230.26N/08614.61WO077/180/A=110781V211    CNSP-18    CNSP-Inc.com?700
2012-12-03 16:56:31.879 HOLLY     R K6RPT-12>APBL10,CHLSEA*,WIDE2*:!4230.26N/08614.61WO077/180/A=110781V211    CNSP-18    CNSP-Inc.com?700

Also seeing stations sending ?aprs to the ballon as well.. watching all the igates gate to it.....  guess people think it's a 2 way station...

Fredric Moses - W8FSM - WQOG498
fred at moses.bz

On Dec 3, 2012, at 11:51 AM, "Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:

> On 12/3/2012 11:47 AM, Lee Bengston wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 11:38 AM, Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:
>>> My various maps have been plotting the K6RPT-12 balloon flight from the APRS
>>> Internet feed.
>>> It is currently near Chicago, and I am now hearing directly on RF from my
>>> QTH in central Michigan.  (Haslett, MI about 5 miles from East Lansing, MI.
>> Pretty cool - my Xastir and APRSIS32 instances both show it over Lake
>> Michigan with a speed of over 200mph.  The GPS issues are resulting in
>> a pretty strange track, however.
>> Lee - K5DAT
> WOW!   I'm getting something approaching a DOS (denial-of-service) attack on my UI-webserver right now.
> This server running on a home cable modem with a dynamic IP (i.e. only about 400K upstream) was hit 53 times in the first minute and half after I made the original post above to four APRS lists  (Yahoo! UIview, Yahoo.uk Crosscountry Wireless, Yahoo! CA APRS and this TAPR list). 
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