[aprssig] Paths - Solution proposal

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Tue Jul 15 09:06:31 CDT 2014


KA7O wrote...

> Not simply because it's known - but more importantly from my
> viewpoint, they're currently in hand. There's no new investment
> to make.

APRS was built on using existing equipment. For many people, that is 
important, but how long do we continue to use old technology? Another 5 
years? 25? 100? What we have works for now, and does a surprisingly good 
job considering the limitations. However, I suspect we won't be running 
1200 bits per second with a maximum of 50-65 users within earshot and 
having to fiddle with paths forever. Change will come. It's just a 
matter of when.

-- 
73 Keith VE7GDH
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