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[aprssig] Official pronunciation of APRS?

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Mon Oct 30 04:27:19 UTC 2006


scott at opentrac.org wrote:
> >From an efficiency standpoint, I'd say the 'apers' pronunciation is the
> clear winner.  Two syllables vs. four - except maybe in places like Texas.
> They can make 'yes' into a two-syllable word down there.  =]  Better
> compatibility, too.  It's a lot easier to pronounce WinAPRS and APRSWorld
> that way.
>
>   

I've always verbalized it with a short "A" as "appirs" with the first 
syllable as in "apple".  







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