[Linux-ham] Local nets

Greg Brown gwbrown1 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 22:19:14 EDT 2009

With echolink I would be able to keep in touch from the outer banks.   
My HT seems to do better over 70cm but either would be fine.

Sent from my iPod

On Mar 10, 2009, at 10:14 PM, Michael Ansel  
<trilug at anselcomputers.com> wrote:

> I'll second what I'm sure is a vote from KI4BRY for IRLP/EchoLink. I'm
> a Duke student a thousand miles away from my radio, though I can't say
> I'd have a place to put an antenna even if I had it. Fortunately, I do
> have a blazing fast Internet connection, and I'd love to be able to
> check in and meet the local ham community!
> Michael
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 10:00 PM, Tanner Lovelace <clubjuggler at gmail.com 
> > wrote:
>> So, what does a ham have to do to encourage local TriLUG
>> hams to check into local nets.  Specifically, in this case,
>> the Central Carolina Skywarn Net (9:15pm every Tuesday
>> on 146.88 Mhz).
>> Props go to Greg, KJ4FFC, for checking in, and Matt, KI4URB,
>> for acknowledging the net and saying he'd be on it soon when
>> he gets his radio hooked up.
>> However, for the rest of you, what's your excuse?!?
>> Specifically (and yes, I'm going to call people out here...),
>> N8VNR, KI4BKE, N4JMT, and everyone else on this list!
>> (Except for KI4BRY, since AFAIK, there is not an IRLP
>> or Echolink connection from Australia to the net.)
>> Really, what can I do to encourage more people to check
>> in?  Do we need to have a net of our own?  We could
>> arrange that.  (Would people prefer 2m or 70cm?)
>> Let's hear what everyone has to say.
>> Cheers,
>> Tanner
>> --
>> Tanner Lovelace
>> http://wtl.wayfarer.org/
>> (fieldless) In fess two roundels in pale, a billet fesswise and an
>> increscent, all sable.
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