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[aprssig] APRS<=>E-mail

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Mon Jan 5 21:43:25 UTC 2009


APRSlink has existed very nicely for some time already.  The new "sp"
command simply makes it much easier to send multi-line email while operating
APRS (on the radio).

If there's no RF involved, then there's no need to burden APRS-IS either.
Have fun!
73, Cap KE6AFE

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On
> Behalf Of Jason KG4WSV
> Sent: Monday, January 05, 2009 12:11 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS<=>E-mail
> 
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 1:34 PM, Cap Pennell <cap at cruzio.com> wrote:
> > Excuse me if I misunderstood.  I had thought it was about handily
> operating
> > email via (to and from) ham radio.
> 
> Yes, but the APRS-IS system is a well established internetwork/gateway
> for APRS to internet; it makes sense to look at interfacing a
> potential new internet-related communication tool (e.g. email) by
> interfacing with APRS-IS, instead of trying to build a completely
> separate system, with huge amounts of redundant functionality, to
> interface email to APRS.
> 
> -Jason
> kg4wsv




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