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

Jeffrey Koehler jeffk13057 at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 18 14:11:37 PST 2011

How about maybe the buoy system?


73, Jeff WB2SYK

 From: Joe Leikhim <rhyolite at nettally.com>
To: bruninga at usna.edu; "amsat-bb at AMSAT.Org" <amsat-bb at amsat.org> 
Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 3:45 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: APRS on Bernuda and Atlantic
What would be the legality (maritime and otherwise) of a floating solar powered APRS equipped raft? I am thinking along the lines of a Styrofoam NERF-ball type approach that would pose little danger to ships but could be big enough for solar panels, APRS, GPS, weather station, camera and other experiments . Something that could serve as a relay as well as a data collection experiment. For comms, maybe APRS plus some high speed satellite data uplink, commercial or amateur. Think of it as an ocean going satellite!

-- Joe Leikhim

Leikhim and Associates
Communications Consultants
Oviedo, Florida


JLeikhim at Leikhim.com


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