[aprssig] APRS and goTenna
ramirault at comcast.net
Fri Dec 18 20:29:08 CST 2015
On 12/18/2015 7:13 PM, Bill Vodall wrote:
> So much publicity and advertising these days for the "new technology"
> of the goTenna - when we've been doing the same and much much more for
> 20+ years.
These works on MURS frequencies and, like any radio signal, successful
communication varies with location. I suspect that most users will be
disappointed in the coverage radius of these units. Besides ... with no
cell signals ... that means no power to re-charge your smartphone
(needed to use these) Unless you have provided a way to re-charge your
phone these will have a *very* limited time of use.
Boston, MA, USA
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