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

Walden, Lee LWalden at ebmud.com
Fri Mar 4 19:49:54 UTC 2005


Actually both Samsung and Nextel offer True GPS enabled sets. 

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
[mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Andrew Rich
(VK4TEC)
Sent: Friday, March 04, 2005 5:54 AM
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: RE: [aprssig] NEW! IC-V82 - VHF/APRS Transceiver

Actually signal strength has nothing to do with it.

It works off the timing advance in GSM.

As you get further away from a base the TALIM changes 

Get 3 and you can work out where you are 



On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 22:39 -0500, 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 from cell towers and triangulation...  There is no direct 
> reception of satellite GPS signals by the phone itself.  Just FYI.
> 
> 73!
> 
> A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
> http://www.aj3u.com
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
> On Behalf Of Joe Della Barba
> Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2005 9:58 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] NEW! IC-V82 - VHF/APRS Transceiver
> 
> I find it hard to believe that Icom can come up with the whole D-Star 
> system
> 
> but can't put a GPS receiver in an H/T. Does anyone see the point of 2

> meter
> 
> digital voice? As far as I can tell most 2 meter repeaters are hardly 
> used anymore as it is.
> 73 de N3HGB
> Joe
> 
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