[aprssig] APRS "text messaging" over long distances

Tyler Allison tyler at allisonhouse.com
Sat Oct 8 19:48:22 CDT 2005

> The igate monitors all messages from everywhere passing through the APRS
> Internet system.   When it sees one addressed to a call matching one in
> it's "recently heard" table, it captures it and transmits it out to RF.
>   Note that even even when an igate is connected to an Internet server
> filter port that limits the geographic area of POSITION reports, it will
> receive and act on MESSAGES from anywhere.

But I thought the Internet wasn't part of Amateur Radio.

At least that's what I hear...

*tosses out the hook*

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