[aprssig] Verbose APRS clients

Stephen Black kb1chu at aol.com
Wed Oct 22 15:20:10 CDT 2014

I for one would use it. I no longer use Ui-View and missed it. I have it 
on Xastir and find it is useful and It might be helpful to blind hams. 
My work bench is opposite my radio bench so it a good way to keep 
abreast of whats going on. Steve KB1CHU

On 10/22/2014 4:10 PM, Andrew P. wrote:
> Greetings, all.
> I'm contemplating another enhancement to my YAAC program, and wanted 
> to get some feedback before I started on it (in case there is no 
> interest).
> It seems I missed two APRS texting contacts during the Jamboree On The 
> Air last weekend because I was paying attention to the voice radios 
> and not to the (silent) APRS terminal. If it had made some noise, I 
> might have noticed the incoming contact.
> So I was wondering what people think of talking APRS clients. As far 
> as I know, Xastir is the only client currently  with speech synthesis 
> integration. Does anyone use that feature? Or is it just a cool 
> feature that never actually gets used? Basically, is it worth 
> implementing speech in YAAC? Or is a mere attention-getting beep 
> sufficient?
> I await your opinions.
> Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO
> author of YAAC
> http://www.ka2ddo.org/ka2ddo/YAAC.html
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