[aprssig] APRS device identifiers (tocalls.txt)

Andrew P. andrewemt at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 25 12:14:33 CDT 2013


That's odd. I know of at least one ARES group that is still using APRSpoint (the one I am a member of). So, APRSpoint may not be maintained, but it's not dead yet.

Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO
member of Chester County (PA) ARES/RACES
author of YAAC

> Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:10:49 -0400
> From: wa8lmf2 at aol.com
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS device identifiers (tocalls.txt)
> 
> On 10/25/2013 11:54 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> 
> > 2)I’d like to resolve these issues:
> >
> > a)We need for APRSpoint to nail down his subset of APOxxx
> >
> > b)APRS+SA is no longer in production.  Can we lock down his range?
> >
> 
> APRS+SA is dead because it is TOTALLY DEPENDENT on a version of Delorme Steet 
> Atlas that went out of print over 10 years ago.  (No version of Street Atlas 
> after Ver 9.0 (c) 2001 will work with APRSplus.)
> 
> 
> 
> 
> APRSpoint is effectively an orphan also. There has been NO activity on the 
> APRSpoint website for nearly two years.
> 
> The author has abandoned moderating the APRSpoint Yahoo! group, and let it 
> become overrun with spammers.  Another user on the group has now siezed control 
> of the group and evicted the spammers, but still no signs of life from the 
> author.....
> 
> 
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>   Long-Range APRS on 30 Meters HF
>      http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/HF_APRS_Notes.htm
> 
> High Performance Sound Systems for Soundcard Apps
>     http://wa8lmf.net/ham/imic.htm
>     http://wa8lmf.net/ham/uca202.htm
> 
> "APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
>    http://wa8lmf.net/DigiPaths
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