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[aprssig] SSID Standardization

Tim N9PUZ tim.n9puz at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 19:04:13 UTC 2010


On 6/10/2010 1:52 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
> david Vanhorn wrote:
>> As an embedded systems developer, I don't see why this shoul add any
>> cost at all to a modern radio.
>
> Support costs would be astronomical unless some truly bullet-proof
> hardware/firmware and "don't call us if you break it" language is in
> place. Just look at how many people can't set up a D710 or VX-8R without
> assistance, I know I keep referring to the books for programming my
> simple HTs. Imagine the complexity when 10 different users of the same
> radio have 15 different ways to do the same thing. And they'll think
> they can call the manufacturer when it doesn't work right.
>
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Liking the idea, but not enamored with the practicality

The manufacturer would supply some sort of "user interface" code as a 
part of the package anyway. With regard to support the response could be 
"if all the functions in OUR code work, the radio is sound. You to need 
to get support from whoever wrote your code."

73,

Tim N9PUZ



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