Determine the BUSINESS NEED (what to they want) BEFORE you come up with a solution. If you don't, you probably will waste a lot of time and money, and end up with a mediocre or non-functional system.
Ken - N9KB
--- In email@example.com, James Ewen <ve6srv@...> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 3:11 PM, Kenneth Wing <kenneth.wing@...> wrote:
> > The function of this exercise is beyond me. Official powers that be do
> > not as yet tell me other than put a server up on the mountain
> > I have looked into D-Star and have decided that is not practical
> How did you determine that D*Star is not practical if you have no idea
> what it is that you are supposed to be doing?
> > As far as I have been to look into the Crystal ball Non Ham county
> > people can get on the internet and see how the search is going on
> So this statement can be looked at at least two ways.
> Are you being asked to provide internet access to these "Non Ham
> county people" when they are in the valley? APRSISCE/32 is not a WIFI
> access point.
> Are you being asked to deliver position information from the APRS RF
> network to the APRS-IS and subsequently allow these "Non Ham county
> people" to view the information on the internet? If so, you've got
> that done already.
> Here's the fill-in digipeater as seen on the internet.
> http://aprs.fi/W6CO-5. Any SAR teams on a search that can be heard and
> digipeated by W6CO-5 will be seen on aprs.fi and other APRS web