[aprssig] APRS touch-tone
noskosteve at yahoo.com
Wed May 6 00:00:17 CDT 2009
--- Robert Bruninga replied:
> Every DTMF APRS user pre-sets his callsign into a DTMF memory so
> that he can send it wherever and whenever.
This I understand / understood. The word "_standard_" threw me in reference to _tones_. I thought, perhaps you were proposing to also require a single special (a.k.a. "standard") PL to inhibit the DTMF from escaping on the repeater output, or something-or-other like that.
> Having random people sending random digits on random repeaters scares the
> begesus out of repeater owners. So we have abandoned that idea
> and are going with setting it up on a simplex frequency.
Roger on the begesus O.M. So it's the APRStt idea itself that raised a few neck-hairs. Yea, I can see that concern. Bleep, bleep, bleep all the time...
-- 73, Steve, K9DCI Wouldn't that be Bejesus, anyway? (capitalise a proper name. hi hi)
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