[aprssig] Another Clueless Balloonist On The Rampage With A Bad Path...

david vanhorn kc6ete at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 14:04:11 CDT 2014


Remember the TNC-2?  It had a feature that required you to actually READ
the manual before you could unlock certain setting changes.

It can be done, so that experienced users can make appropriate changes, and
newbies won't trash the network.


On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 12:59 PM, Jason KG4WSV <kg4wsv at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 1:41 PM, david vanhorn <kc6ete at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Those who write firmware could override the user programming if altitude
> > X
> > and speed < Y (probable balloon ops vs aircraft).   Same for silly fast
> > beacon rates.  I can see both sides of that, but preserving the network
> is
> > important.
>
>
> And where does that leave those of us who use the hardware on
> alternate frequencies for the specific purpose of getting higher
> update rates?
>
> I would refuse to buy from, and recommend that others not buy anything
> from such a vendor.
>
> -Jason
> kg4wsv
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