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[aprssig] APRS Link

John Habbinga kc5zrq at gmail.com
Mon Sep 18 23:05:57 UTC 2006


It is inefficient when used with APRS using AX.25 and digipeaters, but
it is efficient when used with D-STAR to communicate directly with the
I-Gate.

How would I connect to a TELpac node and do email directly if I'm not
connected to the Internet or I don't have packet radio capabilities?

I may have a PC to run UI-View32, but I don't have it connected to the Internet.

As far as someone writing a plug-in that would work with UI-View32 to
improve the readablity of APRSLink email, it could be designed to only
work with D-STAR since all D-STAR traffic inserts "DSTAR*" as if it
had been passed by a digipeater.

On 9/18/06, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> PLEASE no!  If someone has a PC to run UIVIEW then they should
> connect to a TELpac node and do their email directly!  The
> conversion between the WinLINK system and APRS called APRSlink
> is inneficient, and was ONLY designed for those people and those
> special circumstances when the user had no other message means
> available to him except a D7 or D700 radio.

-- 
John Habbinga, KC5ZRQ
Lubbock, Texas
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