PD1AS > PACKET 03.10.21 16:10l 53 Lines 2038 Bytes #712 (0) @ WW
BID : 188PD1AS
Subj: Re: How are you using APRS besides tracking cars?
Sent: 211003/1540 @:PI8SNK.#FRL.NLD.EURO Sally 7.2.055 $:188PD1AS
Message from: PD1AS@PI8SNK
But seriously. In the province Groningen, in the northern part of the Netherlands, people suffer from earth quakes caused by the gas extraction from the ground.
I remember that years ago I was on some kind of presentation where they explained they used old phones that include a gyroscope to do their own measurements.
There were only limited official measurements, but now anybody with a cheap (obsolete) phone was able to measure the earthquakes..
With many measurement points they were able to collect much better data.
So your remark reminded me of this. I hope you don't have earthquakes, but if your house would not be perfectly stationary, this could be an idea ;-).
In the netherlands the ground is not always rock solid, depending on where you live. If a big truck or bus drives by, the house starts shaking. Another purpose of a gyroscope and APRS maybe.
(luckily I don't have trucks in the street, nor earthquakes (touch wood)).
Quoting from a previous message...
> It would be cool if APRS showed minor shifting of the foundation :)
> But true, my house is stationary.
> On 30/09/2021 12:21 p.m., yt7mpb@yt7mpb.#nsd.srb.eu wrote:
> > R:210930/1722Z 57953@VA3TOK.#SCON.ON.CAN.NOAM LinBPQ6.0.21
> > R:210930/1722Z 6225@LU9DCE.TOR.BA.ARG.SOAM BPQ6.0.22
> > R:210930/1721Z 16358@N7HPX.#BOI.ID.USA.NOAM BPQ6.0.19
> > R:210930/1721Z 40221@W9GM.#SWWI.WI.USA.NOAM BPQ6.0.22
> > R:210930/1721Z 8284@N3HYM.MD.USA.NOAM BPQ6.0.22
> > R:210930/1721Z 35587@YT7MPB.#NSD.SRB.EU LinBPQ6.0.21
> > On 9/22/21 22:04, PD1AS wrote:
> >> How are you using APRS besides tracking the location of your car or the location of your (probably stationary) house?
> > When I travel abroad I bring my APRS gear with me and transmit my
> > beacons from there. It is also interesting to get local information on
> > the map when you are in an unknown area.
73 Alexander. PD1AS
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