[aprssig] PIC processor for APRS info for D-STAR mobiles?

Donald J. Tambeau tambeaud at personainternet.com
Tue Jul 8 22:24:16 EDT 2008

    You don't suffer the little people do you?   It must be lonely where you 
sit...way up high!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists" <hamlists at ametx.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] PIC processor for APRS info for D-STAR mobiles?

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Scott Miller
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 10:04 AM
>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] PIC processor for APRS info for D-STAR mobiles?
>> Pete, this is what I meant by 'deliberately obtuse.'  Your response to
> Asking people to do a little due diligence is not "deliberately obtuse". 
> It is "deliberately not repeating what is already published".
>> sub-channel works and how it might be applied, and I for one don't want
>> to join a D-STAR group and sort through all of the misinformation to
>> try
>> to figure out if D-STAR is even something I want to mess with.  So
> You don't have a problem with the misinformation disseminated here ;-)
>> again, if you want APRS users to seriously consider D-PRS, have a
>> little
>> patience and help us understand its capabilities and limitations.
> To be honest, I don't care whether APRS users seriously consider D-PRS or 
> not.  APRS users should use the modes that best fit their requirements.  I 
> do care whether D-STAR users seriously consider D-PRS since it gives them 
> access to the very good APRS client applications available.  As Rich 
> pointed out, if a user buys a D-STAR radio with the intent to use that 
> radio in D-STAR digital mode for APRS, they are going to be sadly 
> disappointed because D-STAR DV is not a data protocol like AX.25 over FM. 
> If they buy a D-STAR radio for the other attributes that D-STAR offers 
> (built-in AVRS-like capabilities, for instance), then they will be likely 
> to look into using APRS clients (or APRS-IS database clients like aprs.fi) 
> as an added feature which will bring them to looking at D-PRS.
> Sorry if you consider my responses "obtuse".  I don't consider it "obtuse" 
> to ask people read documents and web pages readily available on the 
> Internet and not discuss them on a SIG where the discussion is clearly 
> off-topic.
> 73,
> Pete Loveall AE5PL
> pete at ae5pl dot net
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