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[aprssig] Broadcasting?

Richard Amirault ramirault at erols.com
Wed Aug 3 18:22:53 UTC 2005


Actually the original poster said that the APRS message said "...200 feared 
dead"  That was accurate for the time frame when it was sent ... later on we 
learned that there were no fatalities.

Richard Amirault              N1JDU
Boston, MA, USA          Go Fly A Kite
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "VE7GDH" Subject: Re: [aprssig] Broadcasting?
(snip)

> This thread started when someone mentioned that a particular APRS station 
> had sent an APRS bulletin about a plane crash with hundreds of fatalities 
> which was completely false. A plane skidded off the end of a runway in bad 
> weather and burned, but there was not a single fatality. Let's hope that 
> such false bulletins like this one are never sent again. Bulletins, if an 
> individual deems that there is a valid reason for sending it, should be 
> factual.




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