[aprssig] Fwd: APRS for Kinetics

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Mar 17 15:13:04 EDT 2017

Well, the 25 miles is the key factor.
Next is the prevalence of good digi coverage along the route.

Depending on y oru network density AND surrounding user density, In one case
you could get by with 5 Watt trackers.  In another, you'd need 50W mobiles.

Bob, Wb4aPR

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of MJ Inabnit
Sent: Friday, March 17, 2017 9:43 AM
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Subject: Re: [aprssig] Fwd: APRS for Kinetics

Kinetic race machines are human powered craft to cover water, sand, and
cross-country!  Some are as simple as bicycles, others require many hands
and feet to move.  Race covers about 25 miles over three days.


tnx all, 73

On 03/17/2017 06:22 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> Not enough useful info.
> What is a kinetic car?  A cub scout racer?
> A golf cart?
> A cross country race?
> Bob
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of MJ
> Inabnit
> Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:48 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: [aprssig] Fwd: APRS for Kinetics
> Hi all:
> Was just sent the following email looking for aprs units we can put on
> our racers.  Is there anything out there that is small and not crazy
> expensive?
> TU all, 73
> j
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Hi Jaye,
>   I mentioned this a while back but now we're getting down to crunch
> time and I'm getting more serious about it.  LOL.  I hope you can
> point me in the right direction.  I'm hoping to get about 5 to 10 APRS
> units that we can put on the slowest kinetic cars.  At Crab Park,
> we're usually waiting until very late.  It would be nice to have
> another means of intel.  I'm looking for all the advice and suggestions
> you might have about this.
> Cheers,
> Anthony


wishing you well
Jaye, ke6sls--via the toshiba w/thunderchicken
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