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Re: Satgate System Closed



> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Satgate System Closed
>
> ...this is too bad.  it was invaluable for those out in 
> the backwoods for 1. fun-sending emails out  
> 2.need-EMERGENCY BEACONS via aprs.   i tried it once, 
> sending an email via the ISS and it is super cool.  
> is something taking it's place?

The subject SATgates are the old PACSAT (not Pcsat) BBS systems.

The Global APRS internet (Igate) and "satgate" system remains.
You can send a one-line packet email from just about anywhere at
any time on any APRS frequency, and the email should arrive by
email just about anywhere.
Bob, WB4APR

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