[aprssig] New Local Info Initiative

Dave Baxter dave at emv.co.uk
Thu Jan 18 08:49:36 CST 2007

I think you hit the nail on the head with....

"...to tell the passing traveler exactly what one-and-only-one local
repeater is best for the visiting traveler..."

I suspect local politics will come into play, and there will never be a
decision as to "which is best" etc. 


Dave G0WBX.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Bruninga [mailto:bruninga at usna.edu] 
> Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2007 1:56 AM
> To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
> Subject: [aprssig] New Local Info Initiative
> This is the launch of the New Local Info Initiative.
> During  my 1800 mile round trip last weekend, I discovered 
> that most digipeaters have not implemented the 
> recommendations of the New-N Paradigm to include the local 
> Voice repeater info in the beacon text of their local 
> digipeaters.  These objects are supposed to show up on the 
> front panel of the traveler's radio so he can see what 
> frequency is recommended in that area that he is passing through.

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