[aprssig] Digi Question
kg4pid at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 19 15:43:36 EDT 2013
Since your in Florida, I presume your terrain is flat, so another digi so close might not help. However a fill-in digi can still be usefull especially for someone with an HT. How reliable are your local digi's? How well do they actually work?
From: Richard Graves <rgraves at vysystems.net>
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 2:05 PM
Subject: [aprssig] Digi Question
I've been following the list for several months now trying to get a feel for the aprs community. For the most part it has been enjoyable and I want to thank all of you that contribute to the list. While I still have a lot of learning to do concerning aprs (and amateur radio in general) this list has been extremely helpful to me.
I have been considering building a digipeater/Igate at my QTH, but after doing a little research on aprs.fi, and listening on the air, I have discovered that there is another digi 7.2mi from here. It has an antenna that is higher than I would be able to put up for this. So my question is, would I be contributing anything useful by building another digi so close, or would I just be cluttering up the frequency?
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