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Old 02-20-2008, 05:23 PM
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Originally Posted by corsair23 View Post
- hmm...wonder if that approach will work for me
Dunno -- just don't blame me if you get kicked!

Originally Posted by corsair23 View Post
That is a slick deal that could come in handy for the folks at home. Think Rubithon (assuming it works there). Those that don't go can watch the progress of the group, down to a pretty detailed level
There was a guy in New Mexico recently, that was going to set his radio to auto-broadcast APRS location every 10 mintes @ 50 Watts during a backcountry trip. Since APRS is on a standard frequency (same frequency everywhere in the US), it probably worked pretty well. 50W is a pretty big bullhorn!

I'll see if I can find the link again and see how it actually worked.

The link above has some pretty cool features. If you know someone's callsign (and they're using APRS), it will automatically find & zoom the map to their last location.

Just don't get caught parking in front of your girlfriend's house!!!
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