given the rising interest in digital modes for SOTA, how about the following two new ones:
You can activate a summit by exchanging two-way 3G/4G text messages from the activation zone with the summit reference and callsign of both operators in the messages.
Four 3G phone calls from the activation zone, copying the other ends callsign and the summit reference.
I think alerts and spots can work with the existing infrastructure: As the frequency and mode, simply use
Not sure this is within the current SOTA regulations, but wouldn’ t that a great new approach?
73 de Martin, DK3IT