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[aprssig] Re: D-STAR video on YouTube

Chris Rose kb8uih at sbcglobal.net
Sun Sep 30 13:55:20 UTC 2007


Hi,
APRS doesn't have to be run on national 144.39 mhz
frequency for a local event where you want APRS but
don't want all other APRS stations in the country
filling bandwitdh and rf at your event.  Use any other
frequency you want in cooperation with coordinated
data channels in your area.  By the way, do the D
Stars have to deal with this issue or are you allowed
to transmit data and voice on the same frequency as
analog voice is used?

Chris 
KB8UIH
  
--- "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.   





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