[OZAPRS] FAA reinvents APRS!

Howard Small howard at small.com.au
Thu May 4 21:36:14 EST 2006

Hmmm. Is this a copy of the system proposed/used/whatever in Europe? Or is
it another attempt to create multiple systems that are incompatible to
who has the biggest one...

Howard, VK4BS 

-----Original Message-----
From: ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au [mailto:ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au] On
Behalf Of Richard Murnane
Sent: Thursday, 4 May 2006 21:33
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Subject: [OZAPRS] FAA reinvents APRS!

I knew they'd come around eventually to our way of thinking :-)

	The following from    http://mitchellconsulting.net/commonsense/? 
p=1694   (Ed K7FVY's site)

> May 3, 2006
> FAA re-invents APRS automatic position reporting Filed under: Aviation 
> - admin @ 5:44 pm Ham radio operators have been using automatic 
> position (or packet) reporting systems (APRS) for years. The FAA is 
> planning for a future air traffic control environment based on the 
> same idea:
> ACB-420 ADS-B Home Page.
> The main difference is that if it involves the FAA, it will be 
> expensive. The only remote transceiver package available now costs 
> $8,000. And you need to add an $8,000 up to $14,495 LCD installation 
> to display the results.
> This should make air travel safer by eliminating all but airliners and 
> business jets! (Disclaimer: I am a member of the EAA.)

73 Richard VK2SKY


Richard Murnane   vk2sky at unwired.com.au

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