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RE: Digital is worthless



> I don't agree. I assembled our APRS demo station in less time 
> than it took to rig our dipoles up for HF.
> That was even setting up a big tower computer.. It is even 
> simpler for a Laptop.
> Digital have many uses. Especially APRS with its ability to 
> plot your position on a map with GPS accuarcy. One one-second 
> packet burst of APRS will tell a SKYWARN op at the National 
> Weather Service exactly where you are and another 5 second 
> voice exchange will tell them a bearing from you to a tornado 
> touchdown, or a funnel cloud.
> THat is just one use. 
> I can hardly find that useless..  rather it is use-ENDless

That I have to agree with.  Once i got familiar with the system, the utility
became pretty obvious. 
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