[aprssig] Automatic omni DF query
rtg at aapsc.com
Mon Feb 9 21:38:12 CST 2009
On Mon, 9 Feb 2009, Scott Miller wrote:
> Before anyone asks, these particular units won't work for 121.5 - I've
> only been able to get them to receive as low as 127 MHz.
That's a moot point anyway - I just read on another site that the
government has announced the discontinuance of satellite monitoring of
121.5 and 223.0, obsoleting a huge 'fleet' of ELTs., so all the boaters,
aviators, and hikers will be forced to upgrade to the new standard.
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
"As for our common defense, we reject as false the choice between our
safety and our ideals."
-President Barack Obama 20 Jan 2009
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