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Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Sun Oct 21 18:29:54 UTC 2007


Chris Rose wrote:
> The Kenwoods can do that with limiting distance that
> it accepts incoming packets.  


This only keeps you from HEARING particular packets.     It DOES NOT 
prevent the packets from occupying air time on the channel.

APRS messages are supposed to be terse stand-alone one-liners similar to 
cell phone text messages.  

The NWS messages are entire paragraphs of text.  MULTIPLE APRS messages 
would be required to convey even a single NWS  message, let alone 
multiple NWS advisories, watches and warnings.




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