[APRSSIG] Time to Clean Up the Satellites on APRS
archer at eskimo.com
Mon Oct 18 12:34:00 CDT 2004
On Mon, 18 Oct 2004, Christensen, Eric wrote:
> Because anyone that is actually working the voice sats would be using
> other means for tracking those birds. The alerts for the satellites
> should remind you to QSY over for a digital bird. Trust me, I work many
> other LEOs in data and voice modes and have NEVER used the listings on
> APRS because they aren't descriptive enough. Actually, IMO they are
> useless and do nothing but crowd up the RF bandwidth. But, I could see
> having an alert for 44 and thinking to myself "Time to QSY".
Fair enough. I don't use the sats currently, so my perspective is
from the outside looking in.
Curt, WE7U http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
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