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Kurt A. Freiberger kurt at badgers-hill.net
Mon Aug 25 17:50:32 UTC 2008


Good reply - I probably would have put in a reference to Lucas Electric. 
  8-}

then again the A/C panel in my chrsyler van has a label of Lucas 
Electric on the back of it.  The Dark Lord is everywhere!

73/Kurt


Scott Miller wrote:
>> What custom ("non standard") frequency are you on about? 144.800 MHz is 
>> the correct frequency for APRS world-wide. It's only the USA that uses a 
>> custom (non-standard) one! 
>>
>> Sometimes it gets really frustrating that Americans can be 
>> so parochial -- always thinking that their 
>> view/regulations/frequency/digipeating is the only one that's right. 
> 
> Well, I think this falls into the same category as 110v/60hz electrical 
> service - we did it first, so we defined the 'standard'.  Doesn't mean 
> it's best, it was just there first.
> 
> As for the refusal to adopt SI units... well, no excuses there.  It's 
> just people being resistant to change.
> 
>> Someone has gone to the effort to organise a self-contained device, on 
>> the right frequency for people outside the USA, and you seem to be 
>> detracting from it and their efforts. Good on them!
> 
> I don't think anyone's detracting from it.  It's great that it's 
> available in another common frequency that we need.
> 
> Scott
> N1VG
> 
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Kurt A. Freiberger     Austin, TX	kurt at badgers-hill.net
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