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Re: PCSAT BBS and special traveler

PCsat Tracks VE4DS-9 in the Northwest Territory  wilderness!  I
added a map of his trek to the PCsat WEB page too...

Earl Needham <needhame@yucca.net> just posted this:

> >Our first remote traveler has applied for PCsat access for his 18 hour,
> >300km trips in the most northern remote areas of Canada.  As such, he
> >will be the first user of several PCsat APRS features:
> ><snip>

> I just got quite a chuckle, going to http://map.findu.com/VE4DS-9
> to see if Darrel had made it  into the system via PCSAT (he had!) and
> then, going to  http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/near.cgi?call=VE4DS-9 and
> finding the nearest  APRS station to him is 508 miles away!  WOW!
> 7 3
> Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico

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