[aprssig] How Do You Pronounce Our Favorite Ham Activity?

Curt Mills curt.we7u at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 15:51:55 CDT 2015


A.P.R.S.  Every time.

On Wed, Jul 1, 2015 at 10:17 AM, Nagi Punyamurthula via aprssig
<aprssig at tapr.org> wrote:
> The way I say, "APRS" is 2 modes.  When initially introducing, I would spell it out, "A.P.R.S".  and thereon forward,  I'd say how we say "Capers" but, w/o the "C"
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of Stephen H. Smith via aprssig
> Sent: Wednesday, July 01, 2015 11:39 AM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: [aprssig] How Do You Pronounce Our Favorite Ham Activity?
>
> In text APRS is APRS - no question.
>
> But when you vocalize this acronym, how do you pronounce it?
>
> o   As   A-P-R-S (individual letters spoken)?
>
> o   As "ape-irs"  (with the first syllable sounding like a hairy monkey?)
>
> o   As "app-irs" (with the first syllable sounding like a small program for a
> smartphone?)
>
> Or what........
>
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