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[aprssig] APRS as a Situational Awareness tool

Randy Allen - KA0AZS ka0azs at earthlink.net
Tue Jan 15 20:53:53 UTC 2008


-----Original Message-----
>From: kb2scs at optonline.net
>Sent: Jan 15, 2008 8:21 AM
>To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
>Subject: Re: RE: [aprssig] APRS as a Situational Awareness tool
>
<Major SNIP>
>I do not know why APRS-SCS has such a low user base. (I think I am the only one). I would have a better understanding of the reason if I had gotten comments.
>But I have heard nothing. Even having some one tell me that "This program sucks" would have been welcome. At least I would have known that someone used it.
>

At least for me, the problem has been that I did not have anything but a Win2000 machine to play with.  I have tried it on my XP Pro laptop, but am having problems getting it to recognize the maps.  I'll play some more when I have a chance. 

What attracted me to SCS is that I like using the DOS Maps for general SA (Situational Awarness) and only use the the APRS+SA maps when I need detailed position or navigational data.

Randy Allen, KA0AZS





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