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[aprssig] speaking of aprs....

Bob Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Jun 12 00:46:59 UTC 2007


> We used this database in a NDMS drill last month 
> and the hospitals loved being able to see the 
> patient's conditions before they arrived..

Actally, that was the original inspiration for APRS back in 1986 time frame, also for a National Disaster Medical System exercise in Wash DC for mass casualties.  The idea was typing in the 5 number code for each triage patient from everywhere (hence the need for a connectionless protocol).  It was written for the commodore 64...

So everyone could see the data live.

Bob, wb4apr




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