[aprssig] New use for APRS
Chuck.Gooden at comcast.net
Thu Oct 29 23:41:28 EDT 2009
This might be a good use for APRS, Although the coordination might be
To mark the 40th anniversary of the Internet, DARPA
<http://www.darpa.mil> has announced the DARPA Network Challenge, a
competition that will explore the role the Internet and social
networking plays in the timely communication, wide area team-building
and urgent mobilization required to solve broad scope, time-critical
The challenge is to be the first to submit the locations of ten moored,
8 foot, red weather balloons located at ten fixed locations in the
continental United States. Balloons will be in readily accessible
locations and visible from nearby roadways.
The prize is $40,000.
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