[aprssig] APRStt

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 11:13:19 EST 2015

On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 8:31 AM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> And we have had that in the wings since 2001.  And it is called APRStt.

Is this actually in use anywhere?

I could maybe see a use case 14 years ago, when the cool kids could
type text messages on a numeric keypad.  that skill is gone, since all
the phones have full QWERTY keyboards now.

Sticking a fixed message in a DTMF memory sounds suspiciously like a
TX-only device, which you would normally denounce as a "dumb

I don't disagree that people _could_ use APRStt.  I just don't think
they _will_.  open trackers are cheap; IMO if you won't lay down $30
for a tracker, you won't bother learning how to use APRStt.


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