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[aprssig] APRS Messaging Ham Only Social Site

Eric Lorenz K9LGE k9lge at emlorenz.com
Tue Jan 1 09:22:08 UTC 2013


Hi Steve,
A "DM" in Twitter stands for Direct Message- when you normally post a
tweet, it goes out on your Twitter feed where everyone (esp those following
you ) can see it. If you send a DM, or goes right to the other person,
bypassing your public feed.

Eric K9LGE
On Dec 31, 2012 10:56 AM, "Steve Noskowicz" <noskosteve at yahoo.com> wrote:

>
>  Not knowing what a Twitter "DM" is, can you explain where he says:
> " You can send APRS messages out like DMs on Twitter (i.e. d n7ice test
> message).
>
>   I didn't find a clarification. Does this mean you can send an APRS
> message *from* the site to RF?
>
> For the other direction, he has a how-to video Episode 69 in his HamBrief
> Videos.
>
> 73, Steve, K9DCI
>
>
> --- On Mon, 12/31/12, kb2scs wrote:
>
> > Hi All
> > Disclaimer:
> > Presently I have not registered with 73s.com
> > But then again I am not a member of
> > Twitter or Facebook either.
> >
> > Some day I might join the social revolution.
> > If I do I think it would be with 73s.com a Ham only
> > social site.
> >
> > Bob you are going to love this.
> > There is a web site out out there that uses
> > APRS messaging to post Twitter Tweets.
> >
> > The Twitter Tweets part you can turn on or off.
> > It is off by default.
> > If the Tweets are turned off then your APRS messages only
> > shows up on the Web Site.
> >
> > Here is the full story.
> > The web site is developed and run by Christopher Matthieu N7ICE
> > What Chris has done is make a "Facebook" for Hams.
> >
> > Once you have registered with the site you can post
> > 140 length character messages.
> > You can follow other Hams.
> >
> > You can send an APRS message via RF to the web site.
> > All you need to do is send an APRS message to 73S.
> > If you have set up your 73s account to forward your posts
> > from the 73s web site to Twitter and or Facebook your
> > APRS message will show up on Twitter and or Facebook.
> >
> > Facebook and Twitter is an opt in.
> >
> > Your call sign is your screen name.
> >
> > There are many other features to the 73s Web Site.
> > My little message here does not do it justice.
> > If you would like to learn more then please go to
> > the following Web Site.
> >
> > http://73s.com/
> >
> > One last thing.
> > If you are upset by the name (73s)
> > Chris knows that the use of the plural
> > 73 (73s) is frowned on in Ham radio.
> > But all the domain names of 73 were taken.
> >
> > Let us hope we never witness the "Silence Of The Hams"
> > 73 DE John KB2SCS
> >            Packet:
> >       KB2SCS at WA2PNU,#NLI.NY.USA.NOAM
> >            E-Mail:
> >        kb2scs at arrl.net
> >            Web
> > Page:  http://www.qsl.net/kb2scs
> >
> >
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