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[aprssig] APRS future

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Tue Sep 4 03:42:40 UTC 2012


On Sep 3, 2012, at 10:36 AM, John Gorkos wrote:

> APRS is a mature technology in many respects.  Actually, in some respects,
> it's an OLD technology (how many copies of UIView are still in use?  Or
> WinAPRS and MacAPRS).  I would posit that the current trends in APRS are
> in developing new GUI clients, developing new Digi/Igate software, and
> developing new APRS-IS software to tie RF/APRS traffic into the "modern"
> world, and some hardware development to extend proven hardware (OT and
> TinyTrak).

I totally agree. It has been a long time since there has been anything really new in APRS. I miss those days at the end of the last millennium when DCC was really exciting. 

Steve K4HG




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