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[aprssig] D710 GPS Port

William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Tue Aug 14 16:13:21 UTC 2007


Has anyone looked at D-Star as a potential replacement for APRS?

It seems to have a lot of the basic functionality.
-- 
William McKeehan
KI4HDU

On Tue, August 14, 2007 11:50 am, Scott Miller wrote:
> Yeah, I made a lot of the same suggestions when they had that at DCC,
> and included contact information in case they wanted clarification of
> anything.  Never heard a word, and not one of those suggestions appears
> to have made it into the D710.
>
> Scott
> N1VG
>
> Jason Rausch wrote:
>> --- Rich Mulvey <aprs at mulveyfamily.com> wrote:
>>
>>>    Honestly, what Kenwood really needed to do is
>>> make it easier to make
>>> a professional installation, not harder.  For
>>> example, didn't any
>>> Kenwood engineers actually sit down, consider how
>>> people are actually
>>> using their rigs,
>>
>> I have come to the conclusion that the survey that
>> Kenwood had people fill out at Dayton, a couple of
>> years back was just lip service and a stunt.  If they
>> had really listened, there would have been a built-in
>> gps, some kind of SmartBeaconing algorithm, bigger LCD
>> that can display more information, a customizable LCD
>> display format, open source (at least the front end)
>> and a whole host of other options I have seen people
>> ask for on this list.
>>
>> Jason KE4NYV
>> RPC Electronics
>> www.rpc-electronics.com
>>
>>
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