[aprssig] Failed APRS?

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Mon Jan 19 18:01:42 EST 2009

Bob Bruninga wrote:
>>> He did.  He made it very clear that 
>>> he was running a 10 WATT MicroTrak.
>> Then it seems the obvious solution is 
>> a KW amplifier for his MicroTrak!
> Any visitor that enters the area, cal also gain priority by switching to +600 when he sees he LOCAL DIGI beacon that says "W2+, SSn-N" instead of the usual info "W2, SSn-N".
> Bob, Wb4APR

No they don't because:

1)  The majority of these clueless appliance operators are running 
TX-only devices so they don't see the digi beacon. 

2)  The all-in-one box can't be easily switched to another TX channel.

3)  The clueless appliance operator bought the all-in-one preprogrammed 
at the factory because they have too much trouble trying to get 
USB<-->serial dongles and gender changers going to program the device 



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