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[aprssig] Startup Enterpise To Shoot Sticky Trackers Onto SuspectVehicles

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Thu Aug 25 00:54:30 UTC 2005


Yeah, then in the event of your epoxied GPS Dog running around the backyard
using WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 low-power like any other moving mobile station
routinely does, and your "event digi" ("fill-in" digi) station turned on in
the house (and showing a "1 overlay" on it's map symbol) digipeating and
performing callsign substitution _only_ upon hearing precisely WIDE1-1, you
could use RF or APRS-IS to display and zoom in on a map view of the doghouse
during the event.  But don't shoot projectiles at the event dog and do not
transmit too often from the event dog, especially when not moving. <grin>
Digipath from Base:WIDE2-2  Mobile:WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1
Even old digis need up-to-date new paradigm settings (especially to allow
that second hop from local mobile stations).
73, Cap

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Keith - VE7GDH
> Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2005 17:12 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Startup Enterpise To Shoot Sticky Trackers Onto
> SuspectVehicles
>
>
> Stephen WA8LMF wrote on 24/08/2005
>
> > A Virginia start-up called StarChase will soon unveil a system aimed at
> > taking some of the danger out of police chases by using
> compressed air to
> > fire a epoxy-coated projectile at a fleeing vehicle, thus
> attaching a GPS
> > chip set, wireless modem and power supply to enable continuous remote
> > tracking.
>
> Does anyone know if the epoxy will work on animals? I was
> wondering when critter-caching would become an off-shoot of
> geo-caching! <G>
>
> 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
> --
> "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
>
>






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