[aprssig] Fwd: APRS for Kinetics
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.
From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of MJ Inabnit
Sent: Friday, March 17, 2017 9:43 AM
To: aprssig at tapr.org >> TAPR APRS Mailing List
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?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of MJ
> 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
> TU all, 73
> -------- 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.
wishing you well
Jaye, ke6sls--via the toshiba w/thunderchicken
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