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[aprssig] FD callsigns IDEA!

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Jun 20 21:51:11 UTC 2007


> Hey Bob, small question:
> Who's doing the coordination of who gets what call? Do 
> multiple NTX-1 units pose a problem?

Yes (and no)...

The steps I put on the fd2007.html web page include for you to
look at FINDU.COM for the call of your choice and see if was
already in use.  If not, then get yours on the air.  It is first
come, first serve.

After everyone gets on the air, and you want to negotiate
numbers, that is OK..

Please see http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs/fd2007.html

Actually, we could have done it as section only, then put NTX in
your message group and then a single message to NTX would be
received by ALL NTX APRS stations.  But then you couldn't really
tell who was sending a message to whom...  Nd besides,we want to
see all these NTX-n stations on the map anyway.

Also, this ties into the idea of making each EOC have a unique
but pre-determined call, so we can communicate with them in the
blind...

Bob, WB4APR



Bob
WB4APR





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