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[aprssig] Another Bootlegger Using APRS As a Commercial AVL System ???

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Sun Dec 28 21:32:09 UTC 2008


Steve Dimse wrote:
> Searching findU's logs for the last 7 days up to 12/26 reveals a  
> single request for a web page for ETI-1 from a computer on swbell, so  
> IF (and it is a big if) this is a bootlegger he is not using findU as  
> the internet side of his AVL.
>
> Steve K4HG
>
>   

That was probably me, after I saw the odd call on my live off-the-air 
map on my UIwebserver!


My ISP is "ATT/Yahoo Internet" formerly "SBC"  formerly "Southwestern 
Bell" formerly "Pacific Bell" a.k.a."PacBell".    Have you ever noticed 
how the old domains, router names, etc tend to stick around behind the 
current  "nom-du-jour"  forever after the endless mergers, acquisitions 
and company name changes in the telecomm business???

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