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[aprssig] parked cars

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Tue Aug 16 18:08:57 UTC 2005


Well, there's your problem.  Hmm, maybe I need some sort of competitive 
trade-in thing - maybe a discount on an OpenTracker if you promise to not 
use your KPC-3+ as a mobile tracker anymore?  =]

Scott
N1VG

(Back in the States but still jetlagged...)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Curt, WE7U" <archer at eskimo.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 11:05 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] parked cars


> On Tue, 16 Aug 2005, Scott Miller wrote:
>
>> > day...  A car with a GPS turned off and a tracker left on will beacon
>> > the same position all day long.  Since it would make the same packet
>>
>> Which trackers do that?  I think the TT3 lets you transmit only when it's
>> got a valid position, and that's the default behavior in the OpenTracker.
>> SmartBeaconing will also knock the beacon rate way down if it's 
>> configured
>> right.  The OpenTracker will also let you switch profiles based on speed.
>
> Dumb TNC's sending NMEA strings.
>
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