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[aprssig] HAMFESTS and APRS

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 16 19:05:02 UTC 2008


--- Rick Green <rtg at aapsc.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 11 Apr 2008, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> 
> > [...snip...]  it 
> also seems to skirt awfully close to being 'advertising', since hamfests 
> are usually fundraisers for the sponsoring club, 

Semi-OT, but
   Then hamfest talk-ins would be the same as well as talking on the air about
Club meetings that have a raffle/auction etc.  No?  
If the club isn't a business, perhaps it's ok ??  

If it's not abused and on one complains, is probably the bottom line.

73, Steve, K9DCI


and would thus be 
> prohibited by FCC rules.  It also raises the question of 'Where does this 
> stop?' At what point will APRS lose its usefulness because the available 
> bandwidth is fully occupied by SPAM objects?  That object appears to be 
> beaconing about once an hour, and was placed there about two weeks before 
> the event.  Is that a potential distinction: Current happenings are 
> 'situational awareness', and pre-announcements of future events are 
> 'advertising' and therefore SPAM?
> 
> -- 
> Rick Green, N8BJX
> 
> "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
> temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
>                                    -Benjamin Franklin
> 
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-- 
73, Steve, K9DCI


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