[aprssig] APRS in Disaster area

Doug Ferrell kd4moj at kd4moj.org
Sat Sep 3 07:48:13 CDT 2005

On Fri, 2 Sep 2005, AE5PL Lists wrote:
> You missed the point, Bob.  In an emergency situation, it is the
> AUTHORITIES in charge, NOT the individual operators who decide what type
> of communications are to be used and how those communications are to be
> used.  If APRS is not in their plan, then it is not the prerogative of
> the individual operators to try to establish their own subnet at the
> expense of the requirements passed down from the authorities.
   Except in this case... they asked our local hams in Tallahassee  to
help out in whatever means available to get communications back and
forth. You can read it here:


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