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[aprssig] NEW! IC-V82 - VHF/APRS Transceiver

Keith Allen ag4ac at netscape.com
Fri Mar 4 11:52:05 UTC 2005



A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) wrote:

>You mentioned in a previous e-mail that many newer cell phones are GPS
>enabled.  However, they do not actually have GPS recievers in them.  The
>location of the phone is determined based on signal strength and direction
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>from cell towers and triangulation...  There is no direct reception of
>satellite GPS signals by the phone itself.  Just FYI.
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>Now tell me this doesn't remind you of George Orwell.  Big brother
>isn't watching...he's tracking.  At least with APRS we can choose when
>we let Big Brother watch  <grin>.73!
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