[aprssig] NEW! IC-V82 - VHF/APRS Transceiver
aprs at kd4rdb.com
Tue Mar 1 20:44:08 CST 2005
The thing I don't understand is that also claim that it is compatible with dstar
voice/data. But this is a 2m only rig, right? They say there's a 440 version.
I thought dstar mobile rig was 1200mhz?
Quoting DaveN <dbsoft at bendbroadband.com>:
> I heard about it from an Icom dealer then did a Google search.
> One of the vendors that came up was advertising this as an APRS radio, which
> now I am finding out, is nothing more than a "proprietary" digital
> communications protocol that is not compatible with APRS. At first I was
> excited to see some competition for Kenwood but it wasn't to be. Glad I
> didn't take the vendors word for it and buy one of these.
> Thanks everyone for your comments.
> Dave Neys W7PDQ
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Rose" <kb8uih at sbcglobal.net>
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 6:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] NEW! IC-V82 - VHF/APRS Transceiver
> > Where did you hear/see about it? Not on
> > icomamerica.com website.
> > 73,
> > Chris
> > KB8UIH
> > --- DaveN <dbsoft at bendbroadband.com> wrote:
> > > Has anyone tried this new APRS radio from Icom? I
> > > just heard about it this
> > > week and was wondering how it performs. HRO doesn't
> > > show them in stock.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Dave Neys W7PDQ
> > > www.dmapper.com
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