[aprssig] Re: "Emergency!" test convention?
kc7zru at arrl.net
Wed Jul 21 22:19:17 EDT 2004
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Robert Bruninga wrote:
| Regarding Emergency Beacon Testing:
| On APRS however, an ermergency message is simply just
| another message. And messages can be tested at any time.
| thus no need for any special test period. Just send a non-test
| message any time and it will be propogated like any other
| APRS message. If you want to see how a particular
| software handles an emergency, then simply QSY to a
| non APRS frequency, send and recive he emergency
| message and observe. When satisfied, return to APRS.
| de WB4APR, Bob
Someone who remembers better fill in my gaps here. But I seem to
remember back when the APRS-WG was getting started up this exact same
If the SIG's search functions were worth a hoot (maybe they are now!)
one could search back in the archives and find that same discussion.
The same conclussion was drawn then as now - even after much longer
debate. QSY to another freq. run your test then back to 144.390. Just
like Bob said.
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