[aprssig] APRS Message Idea
CHRISTENSENE at MAIL.ECU.EDU
Thu Mar 3 07:59:47 CST 2005
What if there were no cell phones???
I do agree, though. It could clog up the network fairly quickly. There
would have to be some engineering involved with the design of this
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of John Kraus
> Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2005 08:53
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> Subject: RE: [aprssig] APRS Message Idea
> >Please don't try to modify the APRS messaging protocol for
> those who do
> >not request it. This would be disastrous for the reliability and
> >usability of APRS-IS.
> I can see it now. You turn on your D-7 and send a posit and
> for the next
> 30 minutes or more the network is totally clogged as an IGATE
> attempts to
> deliver the MSG's it has accumulated for the last 7 days.
> APRS=REAL-TIME LOCAL TACTICAL (over an hour old forget it.)
> A cellphone is much more useful for short text messaging
> anyway. Why do we
> need/want to make APRS emulate a cellphone.
> Me thinks tis a bad idea.
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