[CQ-Contest] Keeping beverage antennas straight
vk4ti at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 15 23:11:59 PDT 2011
Well I learn something today !! I assumed it was a reference sourced ex transmitter towers as it seemed not crash hot for accuracy
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On 16/06/2011, at 3:32 PM, Jim Rhodes <jimk0xu at gmail.com> wrote:
> The GPS should work most anywhere outside. Cell service not required.
> Jim K0XU Sent from my Xoom tablet
> On Jun 15, 2011 9:27 PM, <vk4ti at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > What a great idea Jose - Some of the Pacific islands have chronic over growth and this will be a boon to those ops - Next question would be does an iPhone work in those countries?
> > --- On Wed, 15/6/11, José Nunes CT1BOH <ct1boh at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> From: José Nunes CT1BOH <ct1boh at gmail.com>
> >> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Keeping beverage antennas straight
> >> To: cq-contest at contesting.com
> >> Received: Wednesday, 15 June, 2011, 9:31 PM
> >> Reading N2NL blog http://www.n2nl.net/?p=375 with a description of his
> >> work
> >> to set up beverages in Guam jungle, reminded me of the work
> >> I had to do to
> >> put beverages in PY0FF downhill jungle.
> >> In Madeira CR3E the USA beverage also goes through lots of
> >> forestation and
> >> it is very easy to loose track of the correct direction.
> >> Well not anymore.
> >> With GPS Android phone free app
> >> https://market.android.com/details?id=com.google.android.maps.mytracks&feature=search_result
> >> it
> >> is very easy to keep a beverage wire fully aligned with the
> >> desired
> >> direction, in the middle of heavy forestation/jungle,
> >> thanks to GPS reading
> >> 73
> >> --
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> >> José Nunes
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