[aprssig] Why Not "Gate in Vicinity"

Dave dave at g8kbv.demon.co.uk
Fri Dec 23 09:48:13 EST 2011

Computers do exactly what you tell them to do, and only that, repeatedly 
and reliably.

Just that sometimes, what you told them to do, is not what you meant them 
to do...


Dave G0WBX.

> On 12/22/2011 9:29 PM, Lee Bengston wrote:
> > I don't understand why some of the software out there can't
> > do that (along with the other associated rules).
> Personal philosophy: Software can do anything and is only limited by
> the imagination and skill of the programmer.  If the programmer didn't
> think of it, the software won't do it.
> APRSISCE/32 doesn't do arbitrary IS to RF gating yet because I'm still
> working out the algorithm so that a) it is difficult to mis-configure
> to the detriment of the local RF environment, b) It is flexible enough
> to do whatever might be considered useful, and c) it doesn't take a
> rocket scientist to figure out how to configure it properly to a given
> desired effect.
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

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