[aprssig] aprssig Digest, Vol 48, Issue 11
jrgalvin2 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 19:51:58 CDT 2008
Pete, AE5PL in Collin County has written an interface from D-Star units to
APRS. You might just surf his web files for additional info.
73, John - N5TIM
Randy Allen wrote:
> Gregg Wonderly wrote:
>> The issue of what to do when you don't have an internet connection, is getting
>> to be a smaller issue. My verizon USB modem works amazingly well. With D-Star
>> data radios, there are possibilities there too.
> My primary emphasis in Amateur Radio is emergency communications, and
> depending on an application that requires an internet connection is
> planning for failure IMHO. One that uses the internet when available,
> OK. But if it won't operate as a standalone app with nothing but Amateur
> RF connectivity I'm not wasting time or disk space on it.
> Is there anything in the offing for ICOM to tie D-Star into APRS? Or
> are they still sticking to a proprietary GPS data exchange? I haven't
> played with it due to the expense of the equipment, and won't until I
> know for a fact it will interface with the APRS world. For local ops
> around here the voice capabilities are more "gee, that's nice" and not
> worth the expense at this time.
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