Articles with tag “APRS Golden Packet”

Apple Orchard Mountain in July 2017

Success! That's the word I'm using to describe my latest battle up a summit. It wasn't easy and it wasn't without some failure, but I'm willing to give this trip a grade of B. Luckily I had some help...

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  • When: 2017-07-15 from 14:00Z to 20:00Z
  • Where: Apple …

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APRS Golden Packet Event

Since 2016 a few friends and I have been participating in the APRS Golden Packet Event which is held every year on the third Saturday in July.  The main objective of the event is to build an ad-hoc APRS network along the Appalachian Trail and pass the "golden packet" from …

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Heading up to Apple Orchard Mountain this weekend.

Like last year, I'll be heading over to Apple Orchard Mountain to support the annual APRS Golden Packet Event.  My friends Dave KB3RAN and Steve N3IPN are once again part of the team with the addition of Ed KC3EN joining us for the long slog up the mountain.

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Operating Portable from Apple Orchard Mountain

During the weekend of July 16th I plan on being atop Apple Orchard Mountain, in Virginia, operating in the AT Golden Packet event as well as doing some VHF+ work while I'm there.  I'll be accompanied by Dave, KB3RAN, and Steve, N3IPN, who are planning to operate QRP HF voice …

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