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[APRSSIG] Time to Clean Up the Satellites on APRS

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Mon Oct 18 17:34:00 UTC 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.

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