[aprssig] Setting up a KPC-3+ as a tracker

Randy Love rlove31 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 21:56:10 EST 2011

On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Jason KG4WSV <kg4wsv at gmail.com> wrote:

> The best way to use a KPC3+ for APRS tracking:
> 1 - sell the KPC3+
> 2 - buy an opentracker
> 3 - take the XYL to dinner with the change
> Transmitting complete NMEA sentences is a very inefficient way to do
> APRS.  You use 2x or 3x the bandwidth of other stations, and you
> manage to convey _less_ information with that extra bandwidth.

That is assuming that your LOOOOOONNNGGG packet didn't get clobbered/garbled
before being digi'd or igated.

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