[aprssig] Re: More thoughts on Connected Packet - telpac_node
bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Dec 29 11:30:00 CST 2004
>>> mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net 12/29/04 11:22:27 AM >>>
>Is there some web site that I can go to to get a basic
>understanding of other packet modes (other than APRS)?
For a quick example, on the air, connect to someone's BBS.
Read a few messages and send a message or two. That is what
packet was all about back before APRS. There used to be BBS's
on just about every digital 2 meter frequency (144.91 to 145.09
and 145.51 to 145.79) in metro areas. Most of them died in the
But during this thread, I have simply put my rig on 145.01 and 03
and 05 for about 15 minutes at a time and when my APRS captures
a packet, then I know what is there. A BBS, or Node, or WinLINK
(though it does not appear that WinLINK beacons to show its
Its fun to tune around and see what elese you can find.
>I downloaded Airmail, but it looks like it is only setup to work on
>only got 144 and 440 capabilities - is there any packet, other than
>works on 2 meters?
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