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Forum: APRS Tracking 03-13-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,507
Posted By SpicyChili
I would think that 30 watts at altitude would...

I would think that 30 watts at altitude would create more harm than good. Yes in areas where you dont have anything for 50 to 100 miles you would get a packet out, but think about when you are...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-20-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,559
Posted By SpicyChili
When I get around to building, hopefully soon, I...

When I get around to building, hopefully soon, I am thinking hard about following what Pat did on his RV-8

http://napwars.com/RV-8HTML/Fuel.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,183
Posted By SpicyChili
Also figure the difference between learning to...

Also figure the difference between learning to fly by part 61 or part 141.

I was taught using part 61 with a private plane and instructor, got my ticket with 40.5 hours in 1994.

A buddy of mine is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By SpicyChili
There are a few of them out...

There are a few of them out there.

http://www.skyark.org/

Most of them require a pilot and animal care taker on board at the same time. So the two seat RV probably wouldnt pass the test.

I am not...
Forum: APRS Tracking 02-06-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,841
Posted By SpicyChili
Some things to consider. The first Digi that...

Some things to consider.

The first Digi that they are all using is over 80 miles away. From there depending on the both the set up of the digi and the tracker itself the packet may only hop one...
Forum: APRS Tracking 02-06-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,841
Posted By SpicyChili
even...

even better

http://www.numacon.com/whereisdoug/tothekeys.jpg
Forum: APRS Tracking 02-05-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,841
Posted By SpicyChili
I set up a page, for everyones viewing pleasure,...

I set up a page, for everyones viewing pleasure, that will track both Mike and James (and any other aircraft in formation that have APRS).

http://www.numacon.com/whereisdoug/mike.cgi

I have it set...
Forum: APRS Tracking 02-03-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,841
Posted By SpicyChili
There is a new feature on aprs.fi that might...

There is a new feature on aprs.fi that might provide some value to your question.

Open up aprs.fi in an area and zoom out. Select 6 hours so there are a lot of tracks. After the page is finished...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 01-27-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,071
Posted By SpicyChili
Check out the article from AvWeb a while...

Check out the article from AvWeb a while back

http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/1182-full.html#198538

I believe this came out in Aug 08.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,407
Posted By SpicyChili
Put yourself in a situation: VFR on top with...

Put yourself in a situation:

VFR on top with known icing below. Nice you know you can loaf along until you fine more favorable WX or clouds to punch through.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,448
Posted By SpicyChili
Or you can download them to your computer, put...

Or you can download them to your computer, put them on google maps and see how bad you flew (well at least this flight for me, holding patterns...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,569
Posted By SpicyChili
Ram Ball?

Why not mount a ram ball on the panel and do something like this?
http://www.ram-mount.com/cataloglarge/RAMB132.JPG

and when you are not using it for your drink you can use a ram mount for something...
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-31-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,214
Posted By SpicyChili
When it asks for a login, just put in anything...

When it asks for a login, just put in anything there. Then search for N372RV in the search field after the google maps interface comes up.

It appears that they are stuck in Gunnison, either by...
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-31-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 109,090
Posted By SpicyChili
check out this...

check out this link

http://aprs.fi/?addr=Davis%2C%20CA&mt=m&z=11&timerange=3600

and watch the local traffic to see which igate traffic is being ported to the net.

It will be the last call sign in...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-29-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By SpicyChili
Builders in the Denver Area?

I have been lurking for a while and thinking pretty hard about building a plane.

I have been back and forth on either a quick cross country plane to a slow mountain plane. I think I have decided...
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