[aprssig] Subject: Re: SKY1 - callsign? Wayne County, Ohio.

Chris Moulding chrism at crosscountrywireless.net
Thu Aug 12 07:59:06 CDT 2010

SKY1...that's a nice short tactical callsign that's just what I need for 
my APRS-IS testing with APRS Messenger. I might use it to test with SKY2...


Chris, G4HYG

Chris Moulding
Cross Country Wireless
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On 12/08/10 13:06, Randy Love wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 11:01 PM, Keith VE7GDH <ve7gdh at rac.ca 
> <mailto:ve7gdh at rac.ca>> wrote:
>     Now if dozens of people started beaconing the "callsign" SKY1 every
>     few minutes it could frustrate anyone illegally using SKY1 with no
>     callsign
>     associated with it. I'm sure that eventually they would change to
>     another
>     "callsign" but it wouldn't take too much effort for legal users to
>     make it
>     useless for the unlicensed users. It could be done on RF close to
>     an IGate
>     with flea-power and with no path, or it could even be done with a
>     TCPIP
>     connection only instead of on the air.
>     73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
>     --
>     "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
> I wonder how long before the unlicensed user would send off a 
> flamefest to the person that creates an object with the call of SKY1 
> saying don't use it because you are interfering with me?   :)
> WF5X
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