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[aprssig] A Plea !!!!!!!!!

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Thu Jul 16 23:57:45 UTC 2009


Here's that part of Bob's site that fills your request for "a site for
newcomers that goes right to today's accepted configuration with the WideN
paradigm".

http://www.aprs.org/newN/APRSpaths.gif

73,  Cap KE6AFE

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On
> Behalf Of Tim N9PUZ
> Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2009 6:15 AM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] A Plea !!!!!!!!!
> 
> Since we're talking about this I have a question/suggestion.
> 
> I've used APRS for a couple of years as primarily an "appliance
> operator". We gear up for a public service event, etc. and I know to
> plug in a certain set of parameters and the messaging and tracking
> works. Until recently I didn't care much about paths, alias', etc. as
> long as the APRS lead for the event gave me what they wanted to see.
> 
> I've been researching a new project lately and have a need to
> understand all of these things. It seems that every web site I locate
> wants to give me a history lesson. It would be refreshing if there was
> a site for newcomers that goes right to today's accepted configuration
> with the WideN paradigm, etc. and skipped over all the things we
> shouldn't be doing. The old stuff could just be flagged as obsolete.
> 
> As my own information gathering progresses I plan such a set of pages
> if nothing seems to exist by the time I feel comfortable in giving
> direction.
> 
> Tim, N9PUZ




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