[aprssig] APRS on UHF?
scott at opentrac.org
Wed Nov 26 11:08:40 CST 2008
I've said this before, but I'll say it again... if we implement ANY new
standard frequency for APRS, I *really* think it should include an
intelligent channel access scheme. At the very least, it should use GPS
time synchronization for slotted ALOHA.
> A question came to mind today to a couple of us on the way to work... Why hasn't aprs
> standardized on UHF? Being on the uhf bands would resolve many of the issues for mobile
> installations (ie de-sense to other 2m radios, car stereos, etc)... True the coverage
> wouldn't be quite as long distanced, but the uhf bands seem to be a lot less used, and
> commercial uhf hardware is available cheaply and in abundance which could be easily
> modified for this sort of use...
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