[aprssig] Simplifying Europe to traceable WIDEn-N
archer at eskimo.com
Sun Jun 8 19:59:06 CDT 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
> 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?
Curt, WE7U. archer at eskimo dot com
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