[aprssig] APRS adoption
Stephen H. Smith
wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Tue Feb 17 11:05:56 CST 2015
On 2/17/2015 11:26 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> Regarding my assertion that only 2% of people have APRS was based on dividing
> the 40 k callsigns on the APRSis (maybe not a recent number) by the 2 million
> hams worldwide.
> But Frank provided an great analysis of Ham radio in his DELTA Division of the
> ARRL and it is a GREAT read. It shows a 28% adoption rate of APRS.
> Bob, Wb4APR
Claiming a 28% "adoption rate" sounds really fishy to me.
I suspect they didn't discriminate between actually having/operating APRS
equipment, and people saying "Yeah they do APRS" meaning occasionally viewing
a map on the Internet from findu.com or APRS.fi.
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