[aprssig] APRS Voice Alert

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Wed Sep 7 10:59:20 CDT 2005

The key words were "It is a fact".  I know a lot of people using Icom
dual-band radios with trackers that can make use of Voice Alert.  Mind
you, I was not commenting on the whether or not Voice Alert is of value.
I am simply questioning the source of Bob's "facts".


Pete Loveall AE5PL
mailto:pete at ae5pl.net 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Curt, WE7U
> Posted At: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 10:33 AM
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] APRS Voice Alert
> Bob said:  "It is a fact that 85% of all APRS mobiles that 
> receive APRS while mobile are using D7 or D700's."
> The key word there is probably "receive".  That doesn't knock 
> out HamHuds, but does knock out most of the rest of the Mic-E 
> and all of the NMEA-string trackers.  About all that would be 
> left after that would be PDA and Laptop-based trackers, which 
> few and far between.

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