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[aprssig] Low power APRS digi that allows additional data

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Sun Dec 12 13:00:33 UTC 2010


On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 5:44 AM, Andre v Schaijk <aprs at pe1rdw.demon.nl> wrote:
> I would sugest going for an openwrt or nslu2 capable network storage device,

These are not low power devices, unless you compare them to a 300 watt
desktop computer or a refrigerator.

They are orders of magnitude more hungry than an OT2m (12 mA idle, 30
mA transmitting).  IIRC, an NSLU2 requires around 1000mA, more to
power a USB peripheral (like a TNC).

-Jason
kg4wsv



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