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[APRSSIG] Time to Clean Up the Satellites on APRS

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Mon Oct 18 16:20:19 UTC 2004


On Mon, 18 Oct 2004, Christensen, Eric wrote:

> It has come to my attention that there are people that are sending out
> satellites on APRS that aren't even functional anymore and is just
> adding QRM to the networks.  Please check your setups and make sure that
> you are only sending out those satellites that are actually in service.
> IMO, these should only include the FM birds used for APRS and not any of
> the SSB Voice birds.

I agree that we should keep just the "working set" and eliminate the
non-working birds.

Why however restrict APRS objects to just those birds useful for
APRS?  That part doesn't make sense to me.  Ham radio is more than
APRS, but APRS is useful to complement those other activities.

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