Bob Bruninga WB4APR invented APRS. He’s had plenty of help, but it’s still his show. While most of us use it to show where we are on a map, there are so many more aspects to it that Bob can’t fit them all into a single forum. So this is kind of a ‘greatest hits,’ including my personal favorite: APRS isn’t a vehicle tracking system!
At the beginning, Bob asks the audience if anyone “made a Voice Alert contact on the way here?” I hadn’t really gotten the camera rolling, so I missed the first few words. And I’ve got a huge cold, so I don’t feel like sitting in front of the camera or mic for an introduction, so BAM, the episode begins!
26:30 Don Arnold W6GPS introduces the new Kenwood D-STAR HT, along with some of the Japanese Kenwood design team, and AVMap updates.
36:30 is a quick shot with Byon Garrabrant N6BG with a couple of new products from Byonics.
42:50 Bryan Hoyer K7UDR from NW Digital Radio reviews their stuff (and the UDXR still isn’t out, but the web site says “Q2…”
– Gary KN4AQ
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