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[aprssig] Weather Stations and Net Neutrality

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Sat Aug 16 00:17:05 UTC 2008


On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 6:35 PM, Jack Chomley <radio at irock.com.au> wrote:
> Since it seems the APRS network will ultimately suffer overload from
> all the added data being placed on it, why not use D-Star as the RF
> bearer for some of these more data hungry projects.

Because DSTAR is a voice protocol.  There is an extremely limited
bandwidth data channel, but it isn't appropriate for significant data
transfer.

Check the list archives, as we beat this topic to death not long ago.

-Jason
kg4wsv




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