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Earl Needham needhame1 at plateautel.net
Tue Jul 3 15:13:00 UTC 2007


At 07:49 AM 7/3/2007, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>Yes, APRS was never designed to be just a vehicle tracking
>system!  It is supposed to be an entire real-time digital
>communications system.  When K4HG and Sprouls added the
>APRS-Internet link in the 1997, time frame, then the local
>real-time communications of APRS were extended world-wide.

         I'm going to be contrary here -- Bob isn't taking credit 
that HE deserves.  I seem to remember Bob telling how he connected 
two different machines into the school's network, not knowing exactly 
what would happen.  But it all worked!  And that was the beginning of 
the TCP/IP feed we have today.

         Bob, I'm doing this from memory, so you might want to 
correct some of this information.

         7 3
         Earl

KD5XB -- Earl Needham
Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
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