[amsat-bb] Re: APRS on Bernuda and Atlantic

Joe Fitzgerald jfitzgerald at alum.wpi.edu
Sun Dec 18 08:39:02 PST 2011

On 12/17/2011 9:54 PM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
> The recent Balloon flight over the atlantic was a clear demonstration that there is no APRS IGate on Bermuda leaving about 800,000 square miles of the Atlantic without coverage.
> I've never been there and I assume the old NASA station no longer exists for decades.  What kind of government or other official facility is there where we might be able to convince powers-that-be to insall an IGate?
Not sure what drives the requirement for a government facility.   Could 
we reach out to VP9MU or other VP9?


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