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[aprssig] Google APRS

Joe Della Barba joe at dellabarba.com
Thu Feb 5 01:25:37 UTC 2009

As opposed to APRS, which only uses RF??????????????
73 de N3HGB

Phil - AD6NH wrote:
> True - it was only a matter of time.  I think we could look at this 
> positively though.  Hams have long been pioneers of technology, and 
> indeed with APRS it has been no exception.  Hams were text messaging 
> via APRS long before cell phones were available that had that 
> capability.  And we've been watching each other move across maps now 
> for over 15 years (I think that's right) - a feat only matched by the 
> military for the longest time.  Remember, this cannot replace APRS!  
> It relies on the internet and Google's server structure to remain intact.
> Thanks for the link to the story!
> 73
> Phil - AD6NH
> www.aprs2.net <http://www.aprs2.net>
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