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[aprssig] FREQUENCY on APRS

Ron Wenig ny3j at comcast.net
Sat Jan 12 18:00:51 UTC 2008


I didn't say that the digipeaters had outdated settings.  This area is
current with the new paradigm.  I'm saying it shouldn't be the digipeater
operator's responsibility to add any new information that people in the area
come up with.

73, Ron ny3j

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Cap Pennell
> Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2008 12:35 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] FREQUENCY on APRS
>
>
> Digi operators have donated so much hardware that they shouldn't
> be bothered
> to update their settings?  That's exactly the big problem with
> our VHF APRS
> network, abandoned transmitters (including far too many digis).  There are
> no set-it-and-forget-it operating modes in amateur radio.
> Just like stations with too broad digipaths or too frequent transmissions
> (or both), Digi operators with outdated settings are LIDS too.
> 73, Cap KE6AFE
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> > [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Ron Wenig
> > Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2008 08:51 AM
> > To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> > Subject: RE: [aprssig] FREQUENCY on APRS
> >
> >
> > Hi Bob,
> >
> > The digipeaters are usually at a remote location and not easily
> > accessed.  I
> > think it's up to the home user to do the work of inputting the
> information
> > that is needed in an area.  It's enough that they donate the
> > usage of their
> > equipment and location for the purpose of digipeating without
> giving them
> > more work of setting up their digipeater with the information.
> Also, this
> > repeater has good enough coverage that if a mobile can hear the
> > object they
> > will be able to work the repeater.
> >
> > 73, Ron ny3j
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> > > [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Bob Bruninga
> > > Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2008 9:16 AM
> > > To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> > > Subject: RE: [aprssig] FREQUENCY on APRS
> > >
> > >
> > > Im confused why you are entering this object in UIvew.
> > > A (home station) should not be putting out these objects.  There
> > > are many reasons as explained on the "localinfo" web page:
> > > http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/localinfo.html <snip>
>
>
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