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[aprssig] Simplifying Europe to traceable WIDEn-N

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Mon Jun 9 00:59:06 UTC 2008


On Mon, 9 Jun 2008, Dr.Oliver Raabe wrote:

> Although I'm not in favor with an "official" regulation of aprs-standards
> (because self regulation in the current manner might be better for future
> innovation processes)

That's the one thought I keep having during this whole thread.
Witness how the unchangeable firmware in some radios/TNC's, and
unchangeable software in some clients have crippled the evolution of
APRS.


>  it would be best "officially" getting rid of RELAY and
> TRACE in Europe too. We are living in one world, there is no need (and no
> real argument) for spitted standards.

Having one standard in North America has really been nice.  It's not
a regulated standard though, so if something better comes along we
can easily change.  The definition of "easily" is up to the reader:
Stations are still changing over to the new standard which is what,
four years old?

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