[aprssig] APRS "text messaging" over long distances
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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