[aprssig] APRS / Packet board for Arduino

k4rjj at bellsouth.net k4rjj at bellsouth.net
Fri Jan 23 18:20:25 EST 2009

 I work in the cellular based AVL business and I'm here to tell you APRS has the potential to blow the commercial systems out of the water if more participation comes into it.

Best to you and the good you are doing.  I wish that gathering would show up closer to this side of the big river.  Can't afford to get out to the left coast yet in life.

> Ham radio is in massive decline, largely due to the Internet and cell 
> phones taking over both worldwide and local communications functions 
> that in the past attracted people to the hobby.  It's still useful for 
> disaster response, but we need to bring in more people who can see the 
> value of the spectrum that a ham license gives them access to.
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