[aprssig] Need some help searching for a patent...
washer at trlp.com
Wed Feb 23 08:31:39 CST 2005
Here's the response from their engineer.
> G'day Jim,
> WARPS is similar to mic-E and the patent relates to detecting PTT position
> without being in line with the mic and the method of seizing control. We
> are dealing with Motorola "professional" radios and that determined the
> WARPS also POLLs over both trunk and PMR networks and we have well
> software interfaces into OziExplorer and MapInfo GIS packages. Hope this
On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 20:02:11 -0500
John Ackermann N8UR <jra at febo.com> wrote:
> James Washer wrote:
> >I wrote them an email, asking for a copy of their patent application. I'll forward whatever I get back from them to aprssig
> > - jim
> As interesting as that would be to see, I strongly doubt they will show you the application. Patent applications remain secret until the patent issues, and there are a bunch of good reasons why you don't want to let others see your application ahead of the patent issuing.
> So, though I have my doubts about these folks, don't hold refusal to
> disclose the application (by itself) against them.
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