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[aprssig] Re: D-STAR video on YouTube

Ken H> sailingtoo at gmail.com
Sat Sep 22 21:29:59 UTC 2007


On 9/22/07, Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:
> Stephen - K1LNX wrote:
> > Found this on YouTube today:
> >
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuPy34EPYf0
> >
> > Isn't this almost exactly what APRS does today?
>
> NO   You don't see the big picture of everyone else around you, weather
> stations, range circles, objects, weather alerts, telemetry, etc
> produced by APRS.    You won't be seen on the APRS Internet system or
> findu, unless you just happen to be within range of the handful of
> stations running D-Star-to-APRS gateways.

AND D-STAR IS EXPENSIVE!!!!  Sorry about *shouting*, but D-Star is EXPENSIVE!!!

73 de Ken H> K9FV




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