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[aprssig] DTMF Text Messaging Gateway PIC

Gregg Wonderly gregg at wonderly.org
Thu Feb 19 20:03:31 UTC 2009


Brian Webster wrote:
> He keys up the repeater and makes a quick voice announcement of the
> situation, and requests the emergency net to go into session. He then
> informs the net that he'll be sending a short DTMF tone sequence. He keys in
> a short sequence 4,1,8,9,1,1. The TextGateway software detects this sequence
> and sends the following "canned" e-mail to all his volunteers' e-mail
> addresses and several of their SMS/Text message e-mail addresses:

There are some repeaters with DTMF muting activated which makes this difficult 
to do without some agreement on using any appropriate codes to deactivate muting.

But usually, this sort of thing can happen, just an issue for the casual, 
enthralled potential new user to be aware of.

Gregg Wonderly
W5GGW



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