[aprssig] Slashdot Story: France Says D-Star Ham Radio Mode Is Illegal

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Wed Jun 30 14:44:59 CDT 2010

Ben Jackson wrote:
> Stephen H. Smith wrote:
>> The story linked in the Slashdot.Org url below says the French 
>> equivalent of the FCC is trying to ban D-Star because it uses a 
>> proprietary codec and connects to the Internet.    Is APRS next????
> Thankfully, APRS is AX.25 which is an open standard and unencumbered 
> by patents, so at least we don't have to worry about /that/
But APRS (oh my god!!!) connects to the Internet........



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