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== Title ==
 
  
This page - the Sandbox - is the place to learn how to use this Wiki software. It's for testing, playing and breaking stuff.
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== Pacific North West Area ==
  
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=== Summary Information ===
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* Operating Frequency: 144.390 MHz and 440.800 MHz
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* SSID Protocol: Most users follow the "new protocol"; refer to [[SymbolsAndSSIDs|Symbols and SSIDs]] page.
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* Local Coordination: Informal, mostly via [http://www.nwaprs.info/]
  
Iincluded are several many examples. Feel free to use the examples, past them into other pages for your own use. But, please don't change the examples here in the Sandbox. Leave them so others can use them. If you've a new example/modification - feel free to make another section, sub-section and share it.
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=== Overview ===
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The Pacific North West Area is home to many radio amateurs and has an active APRS network. The area includes Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia.
  
Feel free to try new things - change what's here - and don't worry about any of it being a problem for anyone.
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=== Challenges ===
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Due to the large number of APRS users, the 144.390 APRS frequency is almost constantly in use and efforts are always being made to reduce excessive or redundant packets.  Use of "old paradigm" {paths|digipaths] (RELAY and WIDE and TRACE and TRACEn-N) is ''strongly'' discouraged and most if not all Pacific North West Area digipeaters will no longer respond to these paths.  Many users have moved to 9600 APRS on 440.800
  
Enjoy!
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=== Recommended path settings for UHF APRS 1200 stations ===
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WIDE2-2 for fixed stations, WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 or WIDE2-2 for mobiles, or WIDE2-1 if it flies.
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=== Recommended path settings for UHF APRS 9600 stations===
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96UHF2-2 for fixed stations, 96UHF1-1,96UHF2-1 or 96UHF2-2 for mobiles, or 96UHF2-1 if it flies.
  
 
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== Section 4 ==

Latest revision as of 22:06, 14 November 2011

Contents

[edit] Pacific North West Area

[edit] Summary Information

  • Operating Frequency: 144.390 MHz and 440.800 MHz
  • SSID Protocol: Most users follow the "new protocol"; refer to Symbols and SSIDs page.
  • Local Coordination: Informal, mostly via [1]

[edit] Overview

The Pacific North West Area is home to many radio amateurs and has an active APRS network. The area includes Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia.

[edit] Challenges

Due to the large number of APRS users, the 144.390 APRS frequency is almost constantly in use and efforts are always being made to reduce excessive or redundant packets. Use of "old paradigm" {paths|digipaths] (RELAY and WIDE and TRACE and TRACEn-N) is strongly discouraged and most if not all Pacific North West Area digipeaters will no longer respond to these paths. Many users have moved to 9600 APRS on 440.800

[edit] Recommended path settings for UHF APRS 1200 stations

WIDE2-2 for fixed stations, WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 or WIDE2-2 for mobiles, or WIDE2-1 if it flies.

[edit] Recommended path settings for UHF APRS 9600 stations

96UHF2-2 for fixed stations, 96UHF1-1,96UHF2-1 or 96UHF2-2 for mobiles, or 96UHF2-1 if it flies.

[edit] Section 1

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