[aprssig] New VARA-HF Softmodem A Spectacular Improvement For HF APRS

Eric H. Christensen eric at aehe.us
Mon Jan 9 12:30:36 EST 2023

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On Monday, January 9th, 2023 at 00:18, Stephen H Smith via aprssig <aprssig at lists.tapr.org> wrote:

> Over the weekend of the 6th and 7th of January , I conducted a road test comparing the performance of APRS over traditional HF 300-baud AX.25 packet vs APRS using the VARA modem on 60 meters. This was a 500-mile round-trip from central Michigan (East Lansing area) to west suburban Chicago and back. VARA was overwhelmingly superior - by least an order of magnitude!

Are you planning on doing a comparison between VARA and PSK63 or MFSK16?

Eric WG3K

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