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[aprssig] APRS QSO frequency

Bob Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Sun Sep 30 23:49:09 UTC 2007


> it will be really nice when there are enough 
> people putting their true-real-time operating 
> frequency in their position reports ...
>
> Maybe this could be extended to include the 
> "Live Operator" bit even for home stations.  
> On the other hand, is this a good thing to 
> show the operating frequency of a station 
> when there's no operator. 

Good point.  My guess is that it should probably still show the frequency.  Because even if you cannot talk to him when hhis "O" Operator=Present Overlay is not showing, you still can see his freuqency for calling him some other time.

Once we get all software sending the Operator bit, then it will be nice to have a control button on the mobile APRS radio that says "NEAREST OP".. and the radio would then QSY to that guys frequency if the "O" was showing..

Bob, WB4APR

Bob





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