[aprssig] East Coast Backbone 9600 baud network

joe at dellabarba.com joe at dellabarba.com
Tue Jan 12 10:29:41 EST 2021

I don’t have any access, but wasn’t there a 9600 baud backbone on 6 meters ages ago? Maybe someone remembers that and how it was laid out.



73 de N3HGB


From: aprssig <aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org> On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
Sent: Sunday, January 10, 2021 4:01 PM
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Subject: [aprssig] East Coast Backbone 9600 baud network


There has been a donation of a dozen or so KPC-9612 Dual Port TNC's to fuel renewed interest in a possible 9600 baud KA node packet network along the Appalachian  mountains from Maine to Georgia similar to what we do each year in the one day Golden Packet event (Golden Packet Event (aprs.org) <http://aprs.org/at-golden-packet.html> 


If we can identify a frequency (and band) for the backbone then there is also a potential donor for a dozen radios for the backbone side (220 or UHF?).


See East Coast 9600 baud backbone (aprs.org) <http://aprs.org/ec9600net.html> 


So, anyone that has potential access to existing ham sites along the way, ket us know.



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