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[aprssig] Email addresses in APRS

John Habbinga kc5zrq at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 15:41:55 UTC 2008


If we establish an ARRL standard format for sending email addresses
over APRS, wouldn't that just make the spammer's job easier?

On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Bob Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
>
> Many are hesitant to include their Email address in their APRS packets for fear of SPAM.
>
> Maybe we need a unique ham radio equvalent for "@".
> Actually, we do.  It is "de"...
>
> In other words... wb4apr de amsat.org which only wastes 3 extra bytes...
>
> Or wb4apr(d)amsat.org which wastes two but makes it one word...  we need an ARRL standard for ham radio.
>
> Bob, WB4APR




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