[aprssig] APRS Runner Tracking

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Aug 7 17:44:54 EDT 2013

>> Set your position to your checkpoint.  Then each time you want to
>> report a particular runner number, just change the MYCALL of the
>> radio to the runner number...

> Interesting idea but you won't catch me doing it and that's because
> you're forgetting that the radio stores data  in flash memory which
> has a finite lifetime.  I prefer  not to wear out the flash memory in
> my radio prematurely

All the more reason to implement an APRStt engine for the event.  Then use
any DTMF HT  instead of the APRS radio.  90% of the club volunteers don't
have APRS radios anyway, so by using DTMF for all data entry, one plan
fits all.

Bob, WB4aPR

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