[aprssig] More thoughts on (was) Connected Packet
spider at rivcom.net
Tue Dec 28 18:12:25 CST 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 12:41 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] More thoughts on (was) Connected Packet
> Yes, unless you consider Hyperterm "special software". Or the equivalent
> in other OS's
>>Can you talk to a winlink telpac node with no special
>>software? If so, then that is ideal. If not, then that is a
>>significant problem for a come-as-you-are system...
> ++++++next response============
> There is a system in place, Winlink provides an "internet replacement /
> alternative backbone" via Pactor I / II / III. Surely the internet is not
> down worldwide as a result of the Tsunami.
> It will be interesting to see how much traffic is passed via HF digital
> modes as a result of the event.
> I suspect it will be far more than will be passed via APRS in any mode.
Traffic is already moving. A few of the messages were copied to the
WLnkEMCOMM sig to give us a perspective. There are vessels down there that
survived and they are communicating.
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