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[aprssig] Solar Powered Digi's and Voice Alert.

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Wed Dec 5 06:47:02 UTC 2007


Bob WB4APR wrote...

> One way to greatly facilitate TEAM operation on APRS is to put
> up a cross band transceiver for area-wide VOICE alert.  The
> input is on UHF (with PL) and the output is on the APRS channel
> with PL-100.

We already have repeater objects that beacon their position with the
help of beacon text from a nearby digi... how about smarter voice
repeaters that beacon on the APRS channel when the repeater is active?
It would need some smarts so it beaconed at a reasonable rate rather
than every time it was keyed up, but it could alert mobile operators to
where the activity was. Just a thought...

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
--
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"






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