[aprssig] Re: D-STAR video on YouTube

Doug Ferrell, KD4MOJ kd4moj at kd4moj.org
Sat Sep 22 21:02:15 CDT 2007

>> You can send messages with APRS, and if you were to add voice, and a
>> way to use control the traffic, then you would have something
>> similar, but practically with APRS you would have to be on one freq
>> for voice and one for data.  With DStar one radio and 1 freq pair
>> can handle both voice and data sexlessly.
> Since this messaging is going on on the same channel (presumably) as
> voice operation with the same radio, it could become VERY disruptive
> of voice ops if a large amount of text messaging takes place, since
> other VOICE users can't transmit while a text message is being sent.

   Data holds off while voice ops are in place... type away and it's sent
when it's clear. It's not a replacement for APRS but another form of
communications. And there is the APRS plug ins... Pete has written a APRS
crossover so d* posits can appear on Findu.


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