[aprssig] [APRS] DIGIPEATER Callsigns (by location)

Randy Love rlove31 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 10:37:38 CDT 2014


I've only been recommending and doing this since the late '90's.
Welcome aboard, Mr. Bruninga!

73,
Randy
WF5X



On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 11:09 AM, Fredric Moses <fred at moses.bz> wrote:

> I switched all of the Digi/Igates we run here in michigan to "tactical"
> based callsigns from the sheer fact of I was running out of -ssid's on my
> callsign and my club callsign...  Not to mention when watching the scroll
> it makes troubleshooting much simpler to see the packet paths based on
> name...   And as I am not the only one in our group taking care of the
> fleet everybody knows what  HOLLY,HOLAND just by watching it... But
> W8FSM-5,W8FSM-2 isn't always clear to others.... And this is as we are
> watching raw packets not looking at maps or clients..  I did just get a
> D710 and it's nice that it shows the name of the site right on the screen
> that was digied off from..
>
> We made these changes back in 08 and haven't looked backed since..
>
> --
> Fredric Moses - W8FSM - WQOG498
> fred at moses.bz
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 10:33 AM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
> wrote:
>
>> ICONS do not show up in the station list.  ANd glancing at the station
>> list is the quickest means of getting situational awareness while driving.
>>  The #1 objective of APRS...
>>
>> Conversly, poking around and selecting EACH station out of a 100 deep
>> list while driving just to see what it is, is something I hope that mobile
>> operators do not do.
>>
>>  Bob, Wb4APR
>>
>
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