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[aprssig] APRS in Atlanta

Bill Vodall WA7NWP wa7nwp at jnos.org
Mon Oct 10 17:37:00 UTC 2005


> Now I'm no expert but distance isn't the name of the game here. Contrary to all
> other forms of Ham Radio you DON'T want you signal to go far, you just want it
> to make it to the next IGate. If the nearest IGate is only 2 hops away why send
> your signal 5 or 6 hops away?

What if you don't care about the IGates?  There's still a lot more to 
APRS then the Internet side of things.

Other then that, you're absolutely correct -- you don't "normally" try 
for DX like other forms of Amateur Radio.

Bill - WA7NWP





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