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[aprssig] New APRS Ideas back on Tpc

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Sep 21 18:34:11 UTC 2007


> This is good:
>> it would SPEAK  ...  Just phase delay any audio 
>> by the amount needed for the virtual position.
> 
> But,I was thinking more like:
>  "WB4APR-VAN-two o'clock, three miles,  
> closing as 45 m p h relative."

Yes, a possible option for many applications.  But I was
thinking more along the lines of just a very briefest possible
aural cue as to what just came in.  Not another irritation
talking computer...

> Just speaking, with clarity, the bearing, speed,
> direction info on the D700 display would be better
> than a bleepin'  beep.

Yes for an aid to the blind APRS operator, but far to intrusive
for normal use as the originally intended aural cue.

> That being said, there is something to be said about
> information overload. 

Absolutely....

Thanks
Bob WB4APR

> --- Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> 
> > ... an application for all of APRS on 144.39.  For
> > packets without prior spoken voice (as on 144.39),
> the
> > software will have to voice-synthesize the call and
> Symbol before
> > the roger beep.  In fact, in this case, the speech
> can be
> > phased into the virtual position completely:
> > 
> > "WB4APR-VAN-(beep)"
> > "W3XYZ-HOUSE-(beep)"
> > "W2GPS-JEEP-(beep)"
> > Etc...
> > 
> > Decoder would have a range limit and other filters
> > on 144.39 so that you  could isolate the voice
> repeorted stuff to
> > only those of interest to the immediate event or
> application.
> > 
> > Oh, and of course, 
> > 
> > Bob, WB4APR
> > 
> > 
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