[aprssig] Lotsa ears, big mouth concept.

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 12 21:23:25 EDT 2009

Big problem.  Loss of redundancy.  
"Big Tx" goes down...area-wide system dead.

73, Steve, K9DCI

Steve Smith Responding: 
> You are describing the "classic" architecture of 1960s-1970s land
> mobile networks before simulcast and cellular --

Called simply    car phones.  IMTS Improved Mobile Telephone System

> There were only 8 or 10 channels > allowing only that many simultaneous calls in an entire
> county!

    Or city.  Actually 12 and/or 14 in any one city.  There was a later additional system with the 14 channels


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