[aprssig] New IGate Operator

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 08:34:58 CST 2017


On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 9:57 PM, Gregg Wonderly <gregg at wonderly.org> wrote:

> I think its gotten to the point that refusing to consider Radio
> transmissions on non-amateur frequencies as “not RF” is extremely silly.
>

As a blanket statement, I agree.  In the particular case of a 1200baud
channel that's already saturated in places, though, it's not an
unreasonable place for the axe to fall in order to manage traffic and
maintain usability of the channel.


> The reason why amatuer radio is so non interesting is the rediculously
> immature technologies we are still using decades later with no evolution.
>

Agreed.  There's just not enough of us for economies of scale to make it
worth anyone's while to develop new hardware, I guess.


>  I’d vote for using OpenTrac instead of APRS and just move on down the
> road…
>

that makes 2 of us.  wonder if we're close enough to connect those 2 nodes
and make a network?

:/

-Jason
kg4wsv
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