[SLVRCLIST] Eastern Ontario Packet on 145.010

Mike Ligeza mligeza at sympatico.ca
Tue Feb 26 20:39:57 GMT 2013

Hi Peter

Thanks for the feedback.  I used to be able to reach STP but not very 

Also I used to be able to link to the south to N2TB in upstate NY on 

Yes there is very little activity on packet but I keep on hoping.

On 2/26/2013 07:17, Peter Gamble wrote:
> Hi Mike
> Thanks for the information.
> Since I sent my email last night, I have been able to hear VE3STP and 
> have successfully connected to it. It seems that 145.010 is not very 
> busy. From late afternoon yesterday, up to this morning, only 3 
> stations were heard.
> I will be leaving the station in Barrhaven on 145.010 for now, so if 
> anyone wants to use it as a digi, it's callsign is VA3OFS. If having 
> this as a site in the 145.010 network is useful, I think we could make 
> it permanent. It has generator and battery backup, so it is a good 
> site, if the location is useful.
> Regards
> Peter
> On 26/02/2013 7:11 AM, Mike Ligeza wrote:
>> Hi Peter
>> I am running on 145.010 here in Smiths Falls, but at low power. We 
>> also had a digi at our voice repeater site in Smiths Falls but it was 
>> disassembled when we re-arranged antennas.  We hope to re-establish 
>> this shortly.
>> I was at one point able to establish links thru our digi with Renfrew 
>> on 145.010 via Gil VE3BHA, but unfortunately he passed away.  His 
>> system was terminated when he went SK.
>> I THINK Gil had a link with VE3STP on 145.010 which provided a link 
>> to VE3UCR at Foymount.  However since Gill passed away I don't know 
>> what has happened at VE3STP.
>> On 2/25/2013 18:29, Peter Gamble wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I'm hoping  to find someone who can give me some insight in the 
>>> packet network on 145.010 in Eastern Ontario.
>>> I am working on establishing an ARES packet link from Pembroke to 
>>> Ottawa. The ARES group in Renfrew uses packet a lot and now I am 
>>> setting up the Ottawa end so we can use it to exchange information 
>>> for the Red Cross.
>>> My problem is that I cannot hear anything on 145.010. I tried at my 
>>> QTH in Alta Vista with different antennas and radios, but nothing. 
>>> Today I set up a node in Barrhaven at the Fire Station on a good 
>>> high antenna and still nothing. I can connect to the station at the 
>>> fire station (VA3OFS-1), but it is not hearing anything else on 
>>> 145.010.
>>> Is there a problem with the network, am I missing something. Any 
>>> help or suggestions greatly appreciated.
>>> Regards
>>> Peter
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Mike Ligeza - VE3UIL
Smiths Falls, ON

mligeza at sympatico.ca
ve3uil at ve3uil.#eon.on.can.noam

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