[aprssig] The best resolution of position from APRS
jdw at eng.uah.edu
Wed Jan 4 10:10:13 CST 2006
On Jan 4, 2006, at 9:35 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>>>> jdw at eng.uah.edu 01/04/06 7:46 AM >>>
>> I personally would like to see more effort in actual
>> advancements to APRS, and less effort keeping everything
>> frozen in time so that we're backwards compatible
>> with 10 or 20 year old designs.
> Like what?
Well, the topic of this discussion is compressed objects/items, which
would result in more precision _and_ less bandwidth utilization. Put
'em _back_ in the spec.
Let's see what else: a consistent, simple PATH scheme (newN-N doesn't
fit my definition of either) and the hardware to support it ($185
ROM-based TNCs with less processing power than your average Happy Meal
toy don't make for a good LAN or good use of my $$).
A real network, with a layer 3 and some intelligent network hardware.
That's all I can think of off the top of my head, but it's enough to
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