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[aprssig] Re: Anyone running APRS on a LCD in a car ?

Fred Atkinson, WB4AEJ fred at wb4aej.com
Tue Jan 24 23:44:12 UTC 2006


    I don't understand why you are so cynical about it.  I'd rather you not
be focusing on a computer screen or television while you are driving if I am
anywhere in the vicinity.

    73,



Fred, WB4AEJ

----- Original Message -----
From: "Al Wolfe" <awolfe at Route24.net>
To: <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 2:18 PM
Subject: [aprssig] Re: Anyone running APRS on a LCD in a car ?


> FWIW:
>     Our state legislature (the best money can buy) here in Illinois has
> decided that it is illegal for the driver of a vehicle to be able to see
an
> onboard TV screen or computer screen while operating a vehicle. This is
very
> discouraging to me as I have been running APRS on a laptop, usually on the
> passenger seat, for many years.
>     This kind of puts the kibosh on running a lot of the newer gear that
> have a screen built in. I don't know if anyone has challenged this ill
> conceived law yet.
>
> 73,
> Al, K9SI
>
>
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