[aprssig] Local Repeater Displays on Mobiles

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Thu Jan 25 18:01:50 CST 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: William McKeehan
> Posted At: Thursday, January 25, 2007 4:11 PM
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] Local Repeater Displays on Mobiles
> Where I am, there are a number of repeaters that would have the same
> callsign
> as they are controlled by the same owner; not necessarily in the same
> location, so you could easily have multiple objects with the same name
> as you
> drive across East TN.
> Would this not cause more (at least similar) problems than using the
> frequency
> for the name of the object?

A good question and a good reason why we have 2 characters available to
use as a qualifier for our six letter (or less) callsigns.  These
instances you speak of (I would say very common) could use -R -R1, -R2,
etc. because the key piece is the -R portion of the object name.


Pete Loveall AE5PL
pete at ae5pl.net

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