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[aprssig] SSID for RF only Station with backup power

Bill Vodall WA7NWP wa7nwp at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 16:59:00 UTC 2007


> All this discussion of special identifiers for stations with exceptional
> UPS capabilities is moot:
>
>   In an emergency, when it is most necessary to identify such stations,
> they will be conspicuous by the fact that they will be the only stations
> beaconing anything at all!
> ...remember that one lonely rf-only digi in New Orleans, Pleading 'use me!
> Use me!' to deaf ears...

It's not moot at all.  Getting more "ears on" is the whole point -- to
get on the air and ready for the next event.  Hanging out a shingle
that says I'm planning to be ready encourages me and it's a reminder
for everybody else.

Bill




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