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[aprssig] More thoughts on (was) Connected Packet

Richard Amirault ramirault at erols.com
Tue Dec 28 16:41:25 UTC 2004

This is why I have setup my 24/7 APRS WX station with a working PBBS mailbox 
and emergency battery backup for the radio & TNC so that even if the 
computer running APRSDos is down my station can still be valuable as a BBS 
and/or a dig and/or KAnode during an emergency.

Richard Amirault              N1JDU
Boston, MA, USA          Go Fly A Kite
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Kraus" Subject: [aprssig] More thoughts on (was) Connected 
> I have often felt that the old BBS is the way to go for messaging in local 
> disasters and shelter evacuations situations.  Once you eliminate the long 
> range forwarding a BBS can work very well as a place to relay mail to and 
> from EOC's and Shelters.  The star topology is very adaptable within a 
> limited range.

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