[aprssig] WIDE4-4 comments
wa2mct at mearle.com
Thu Nov 8 16:23:35 EST 2007
Well, I was surprised totally that Bob had a mostly positive thing to
say about your state!! He usually can find nothing good to say about how
someone other than himself operates APRS. ;-)
WE in TX sometimes use long paths on purpose - the goal is NOT to get to
the internet, but to watch others moving around several hundreds of
miles away - where 3 or 4 mobiles have full computers and maps.
At the moment though, I'm not a car computer station - just a tracker.
de Mark WA2MCT/5 Corpus Christi TX EL17HQ
Earl Needham wrote:
> At 13:58 11/8/2007, Cap Pennell wrote:
>> I'd suggest courteous modern ops could set WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 mobile
>> (here too,
>> as elsewhere) and do as well, just fine. Why join our too-self-absorbed
>> 73, Cap
> Where are you located, Cap? There are a few places in New
> Mexico where the extra hops are necessary, and quite a few where no
> amount of hops will get you to another live op. We might want to do a
> detailed analysis of the whole state before calling somebody a
> "too-self-absorbed spammer".
> We've had this discussion before, more than once, and the
> general idea is that people in the big cities all think they know better
> that WE do how to operate our stations out in the sticks.
> 7 3
> KD5XB -- Earl Needham
> Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
> Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT
) ) de WA2MCT Mark
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