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

Earl Needham needhame1 at plateautel.net
Fri Mar 4 09:42:57 CST 2005

At 06:02 PM 3/2/2005, Joe Della Barba wrote:
>The brochure says NOTHING about APRS, only that the radios can exchange 
>position by sending NMEA data to each other. This radio also does NOT have 
>a GPS built in. Does anyone know why it is that no one will make a modern 
>APRS radio? Why can I buy a marine VHF with a built in moving map/gps and 
>DSC position polling but Icom and Kenwood can't figure out putting a GPS 
>in a radio when every cell phone will soon have one?
>73 de Joe N3HGB

         Too bad you can't simply take one of the marine rigs, "do the mod" 
and use it on 2 meters...

         7 3

Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk

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