[aprssig] What is APRS, really?

R Kirk isobar at verizon.net
Fri Oct 23 09:46:09 EDT 2020

Alas, it's a now obsolete hobby where amateur radio operators could track other's mobile positions. An exclusive niche beyond what the general public could do. Some other potential applications, which never caught on. Now overtaken by anyone with a cell phone.
It was fun while it lasted.

If you find anything that is totally obsolete, please let me  know.
-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Thu, Oct 22, 2020 6:08 pm
Subject: [aprssig] What is APRS, really?

Someone asked me for a quick summary of APRS and I had no answer.There is so much written it is a tidal wave not just a firehose. ...
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