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[aprssig] An amusing aside (Text Pagers)

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Thu Jan 28 15:08:30 UTC 2010


> This sounds more promising, simply because it's easier.  gateway APRS
> data to a pager net frequency, speaking the native protocol of the
> pagers in use.  It would only require returning the pagers to ham
> frequencies, which doesn't sound exactly trivial to me...

Buy enough of them, and you can get them from the factory on whatever 
frequency you want.  Though I've never seen one as low as the 2m band. 
And getting the off-the-shelf pager hardware to demodulate AFSK would 
likely be impossible, I suspect.

Scott
N1VG



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