[aprssig] APRS Emergency Activation

Earl Needham earl_needham at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 4 14:10:39 EST 2008

At 08:08 3/4/2008, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>Probably the person with the emergency needing immediate
>assistance has a different opinion.  Operators that don't want
>to be bothered by other people's emergencies probably would see
>it as a nuisance.

         No, Bob, it isn't the EMERGENCIES that are a problem, it's 
all the FALSE ALARMS from 300+ miles away.  Just had one 2 or 3 weeks 
ago, it was over in Oklahoma and I was in New Mexico.  I couldn't 
have helped if it had been real.

         7 3

KD5XB -- Earl Needham
Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT 

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