[aprssig] Why do we not use APRS 9600?

Samúel Úlfr Þór Guðjónsson tf2sut at ulfr.net
Wed Feb 16 16:45:17 EST 2022

The reason has been mentioned before. Its not possible to use AFSK through
the mic at 9600bps so the TNC has to be either built in, or modification
done to the radio.

On Wed, 16 Feb 2022, 21:37 Jonathan Delaney, <kb3osp at gmail.com> wrote:

> The discussion this past week has made me wonder on why APRS 9600 is not used. To my knowledge most if not all APRS mobile/handheld
> enabled radios have a TNC capable of 9600 bps however we still set them to 1200. Is this because most of the digis and igates still use 1200? What would it take to get everyone to change to 9600?
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