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[aprssig] APRS -- Automatic PACKET vs POSITION Reporting System

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Thu Sep 2 23:25:34 UTC 2010


  Posted moments ago on the TinyTrak mailing list:

"Has anyone else noticed in the new tech pool questions is the following?

T8D02 (A)
What does the term APRS mean?
A. Automatic Position Reporting System
B. Associated Public Radio Station
C. Auto Planning Radio Set-up
D. Advanced Polar Radio System


PACKET is not one of the answers......


Alan - W0SY


On 09/02/2010 12:14 AM, Byon Garrabrant wrote:

> >  Every time I hear this, it reminds me of the APRS shirts Bob was
> >  selling, and often wearing.
> >
> >  http://www.svgkablo.com.tr/ta1dx/aprs/w4apr_01.jpg
> >  http://www.varpa.bc.ca/bob-larry.jpg
> >
> >  :)
> >
> >  Byon
> >
> >  On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 4:53 PM, Stephen H. Smith<wa8lmf at aol.com>   wrote:
>> >>  By the way, the acronym "APRS" stands for Automatic PACKET Reporting System ,
>> >>  not POSITION.

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