[aprssig] Re: Anyone running APRS on a LCD in a car ?

Chris Rose kb8uih at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jan 24 18:02:39 EST 2006

Yet any police department in the land has computers in
every car specifically for the driver to see.

I use laptops for my mobile APRS ops that require more
than the D700 will allow.


--- Al Wolfe <awolfe at Route24.net> wrote:

>  FWIW:
>     Our state legislature (the best money can buy)
> here in Illinois has 
> decided that it is illegal for the driver of a
> vehicle to be able to see an 
> onboard TV screen or computer screen while operating
> a vehicle. This is very 
> discouraging to me as I have been running APRS on a
> laptop, usually on the 
> passenger seat, for many years.
>     This kind of puts the kibosh on running a lot of
> the newer gear that 
> have a screen built in. I don't know if anyone has
> challenged this ill 
> conceived law yet.
> 73,
> Al, K9SI 
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