[aprssig] APRS Speed Spec? (plan B)

Curt, WE7U curt.we7u at gmail.com
Wed Oct 11 10:25:59 CDT 2017


On Wed, 11 Oct 2017, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> 999 = 15,200 knots space station
> 998 =    1600 knots military mach 2.8
> 997 =    1200 knots Concorde
> 996 =       996 knots normal speeds down to 0

> Any objections?  About the only one we will ever use is the orbital
> velocity for the space station and for satellites, but I thought we may as
> well include a few more.

No objections per se, but shouldn't you reserve a few more slots?

996 knots is 1146 mph. Seems like you could reserve 900 knots and up (1035 mph and up), giving room for expansion of special cases in the future.

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