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[aprssig] More thoughts on (was) Connected Packet

Spider spider at rivcom.net
Tue Dec 28 18:19:59 UTC 2004


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Kraus" <jfkraus3 at cox.net>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 28, 2004 9:22 AM
Subject: [aprssig] More thoughts on (was) Connected Packet



> 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.

Seriously, you guys need to look into Telpac Nodes, WinLink, etc., if you 
have not done so.
Also keep in mind KPC3'+'s, etc have Pbbs capability built in.  They work 
great in local events without the need
for any special software.

Jim, WA6OFT







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