[aprssig] Fundamental APRS capacity
bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Oct 4 09:00:15 CDT 2004
>>> needhame1 at plateautel.net 10/4/04 10:43:31 AM >>>
At 06:35 AM 10/4/2004, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>Yes, so I have APRSdos re-compute an ALOHA circle at any
>time the user wants to see his usable range...
>I like that idea! The only problem I can see is that APRSdos
>doesn't play well with Windows....
My recommendation is to run APRSdos on an old $10 laptop
from a Hamfest or a yard sale running running 24/7 and let it
take the lightening hits and the abuse of being connected
24/7 to the real world. You can even let your TNC drive both
your DOS and windows receive side. (only connect one TX
side unless your WIndows APRS supports zip-lan port sharing).
This way you can always see the network the way APRSdos
sees it as well as do all the neat DF and other stuff not
supported in other programs. You can even have an A/B switch
in the TX side so either can talk if needed...
de WB4APR, Bob
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