[aprssig] GPS tracking how to get Lat/Lon's

Richard Amirault ramirault at verizon.net
Mon Oct 19 14:22:01 EDT 2009

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Earl Needham"

> OK, I just noticed the REAL question. In short, I'm not 100% sure, but I 
> don't think you can use the APRS-IS without a callsign.
> Now that the question has been pointed out I bet we start getting answers 
> in a hurry! <G>

I don't use the APRS-IS .. so I may be off .. but how would vehicles on the 
road *get* into the APRS-IS without the support of the ham radio network?  I 
suppose the guy could use commercial radios .. but the "network" for that is 
very limited.

Richard Amirault
Boston, MA, USA

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