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[aprssig] SSID Standardization

Bill Herrmann bherrman at spro.net
Thu Jun 10 03:07:40 UTC 2010


At 12:35 PM 6/9/2010, Mark Earle wrote:
>>  Perhaps this implies the radio front panels need improvement ?

Exactly the point I've tried to make!

At 01:07 PM 6/9/2010, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>Yes, but how many years are you willing to wait?

None, but if we keep putting bandages on it rather than pushing for 
the manufacturers to do it right we'll keep waiting for a long time.

I know if I had the choice between displaying a symbol or the SSID 
I'd pick the symbol every time. There's no reason we need to waste 
2-3 characters on displaying a relatively meaningless SSID. Use the 
space for something meaningful!

It sounds like the Kenwood D710 is half-way there. Let's push to get 
that last little bit fixed.

Bill 




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