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[aprssig] APRS Voice Alert

desloan at earthlink.net desloan at earthlink.net
Thu Sep 8 02:06:37 UTC 2005


Hi All,
   In fact I had a conversation that started via APRS Voice Alert last about 400 miles when i was traveling to Dayton Hamvention last year.

73,
Dave N0EOP

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Amirault <ramirault at erols.com>
Sent: Sep 7, 2005 7:49 PM
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS Voice Alert

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Baxter"
Subject: RE: [aprssig] APRS Voice Alert


.....and as a mobile or portable station you are low to the ground and
have a limited simplex range.....

If that's the case as a mobile, you'll be out of range in a minute or
so..  Not a lot of time to have a chat.
(snip)

Why do you assume that the two stations will be traveling in opposit 
directions?  That can/will happen but also two APRS equiped hams can be 
traveling the same direction but at different speeds .. in which case 
communication / conversation can last for many minutes.

Richard Amirault                                N1JDU                Boston, 
MA, USA
www.erols.com/ramirault          "Go Fly A Kite" 

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