Tactical Value? [was: VX-8R Symbol/SSID (Was Re:[aprssig]YaesuVX-8R)]

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu May 22 14:07:01 CDT 2008

> Agreed, and the argument in need for brand-specific 
> symbols should apply to other things too...why not 
> have 500 boat symbols, as there are at least 500 
> different kinds of boats...

Because not one boat manufacturer has embedded APRS into its
communication architecture.  And I have never seen anyone hold a
boat in their hand and use it to communicate with another boat
held to ones ear...

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