[aprssig] APRS left in the dust
Joe Della Barba
joe at dellabarba.com
Fri Jan 6 05:33:55 CST 2006
Robert Kirk wrote:
> At 09:16 PM 1/5/06 -0600, Neil Johnson wrote:
>> Face it. If Kenwood, Icom, and Yaesu were really serious about
>> supporting APRS, they would be introducing mobiles and handhelds with
>> built in GPS and TT/Opentrac capabilities.
>> Or..they might be afraid to sell a device that can both determine a
>> position and then transmit it (in one device). Someone probably has a
>> patent on it.
> At 04:45 AM 5/5/06 Joe Della Barba wrote:
>> This brings up a question - Why has the commercial market abandoned
>> APRS? For awhile I thought I was going to see an APRS h/t with a
>> built in GPS and map screen, but now it looks like that will never
>> 73 de N3HGB
> Well... look at http://www.garmin.com/products/rino530/ The world
> does move on.
> Bob Kirk
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