[aprssig] APRS LAT/LONG standards

Keith Kotch kkotch at earthlink.net
Sun May 29 19:33:35 EDT 2005

Did your list of words coincide with George Carlin's?

Keith, KF4BXT

-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Bruninga
Subject: RE: [aprssig] APRS LAT/LONG standards

>Speaking of coordinates and phonetics,...
>A selection of 256 different two-syllable words 
>could encode 8 bits per word.  Six words would 
>...encode a position anywhere... within a few meters.

Further unrelated, of course, is that Mic-E packets
can spell words.  I carefully looked at the major
4 letter bad words and designed the Mic-E
protocol to place those in the oceans or well
out of the USA.  That is why there is a bit
inversion in some of the bits.

Just a histroical tid-bit
Bob, Wb4APR

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