[aprssig] WB4APR SK

Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr) KJ4ERJ at arrl.net
Wed Feb 9 12:40:15 EST 2022


Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

On 2/9/2022 12:17 PM, Peter Laws N5UWY wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 9, 2022 at 11:07 AM  aprssig <aprssig at lists.tapr.org> wrote:
>> programmers in APRS to come together, but no one stepped forward. We talked about it, and I told him I thought it would not happen until he made his diagnosis public and involved the larger community. He did not want to do that, so I agreed to help as I could. I have control of aprs.org, and TAPR has the paperwork to transfer the APRS trademark.
> Is there a proper, preferably extensible, APRS protocol document?  Bob
> was visionary, but it always seemed like he was adding things to the
> system without a plan.
> I'm not a programmer, just a user, so maybe that wasn't really true,
> but watching for years that seemed to be the way it was.
> If there is not a proper standard (created with whichever
> standard-creating standard you find meets your standards) would be a
> good first step.  Something something jello, something something nail.
> I know AX.25 is ... old ... but maybe something at the application
> level that will work over any underlying topology/methodology?
> RIP, Bob.

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