[aprssig] Re: More thoughts on (was) Connected Packet now UPS

Richard Amirault ramirault at erols.com
Tue Dec 28 15:44:23 EST 2004

I dunno how many are so equipped.  My computer at home is so equipped, and 
my computer at work is also .. but I don't run my APRS station on either  of 
those computers. I run a dedicated computer that runs *only* APRS. I don't 
see the need to buy another UPS that would only last a few min anyway. If I 
want to run APRS using the least amount of electricity / for the longest 
time I'd run PocketAPRS on my Palm.

Richard Amirault              N1JDU
Boston, MA, USA          Go Fly A Kite
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Vodall"
Subject: [aprssig] Re: More thoughts on (was) Connected Packet now UPS

> Isn't everybody's ham station (APRSdos at least),  Cable or DSL modem, and
> Wireless Access point on a UPS?   With some means for recharging, like an 
> inverter
> and a long cord to the power system on the car - that gives nearly 
> perpetual communications
> capabilities.

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