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[aprssig] APRS System Overiding Fundamentals

Earl Needham needhame1 at plateautel.net
Thu Mar 10 05:19:58 UTC 2005


At 08:41 AM 3/9/2005, Doug Ferrell wrote:
>On Tue, 8 Mar 2005, A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) wrote:
>
> > Bob gave a brief APRSdos demo at the Richmond hamfest.  To be honest, I was
> > amazed at the capabilities of APRSdos.  So many people have written it off
> > because it is a DOS program.  I know better now after seeing it in 
> action by
> > someone that knows how to use it!!
>
>    Yep and hardware is CHEAP! That is why I kept several of my old
>original IBM PC/AT's... nothing like recycling an ole $4,000 computer!

         I'd use APRSdos, but for two reasons:

         1.  No internet connectivity
         2.  Does not play nice with Windows.

         But it does a LOT of things well.

         7 3
         Earl


Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
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