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[aprssig] AutoResponders talking to AutoResponders

Greg D ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Sun Oct 16 17:28:26 UTC 2011


Good idea! Unfortunately, Kenwood's implementation on the D7 doesn't, 
and their user guide only talks about what the setting does, now how it 
is supposed to be used. So, years ago (when I had no idea what I was 
doing) when I set the thing up, it seemed like a good idea to have it 
on. Hadn't thought about it until yesterday...

Greg KO6TH


Bob Bruninga wrote:
> Oh, and as implemented in the original APRS's, the auto answer was automatically CANCELED as soon as OPERATOR activity was detected.  We just did not want them hanging around beyond an immediate need!
>
>    
>> Autoanswer is something I dislike intensly.
>> We put it in there for SPECIAL use when for
>> example, one is at the EOC involved in an
>> event and has to step away for a few minutes.
>>
>> Then and only then, an AUTOANSEWER message might
>> make sense.  ... "I'll be back at 1320".. for example.
>>
>> It is an abomination to leave it on all
>> the time!  DUH!  APRS provides ACKS.
>> THERE IS NO NEED FOR A ROUTINE AUTO ANSWER!
>>
>> Bob, WB4APR
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