[OZAPRS] APRS with Foundation license
carl at stagecraft.cx
Thu Oct 7 22:18:09 EST 2010
On 07/10/2010, at 11:48 AM, Peter wrote:
> With the extravagant digis, it happened generally during Summer months with the help of ducting, before too many BBSs on 2mx, before Netrom and Rose, before Msys (TCPIP) BBS (more overheads per frame than politicians) and a lot of luck and lots of retries, but fun to try.
I used to sit here in Canberra and watch them go by. Was one summer where it wasn't unusal to have a keyboard conversation via 6 digis to Mt Gambier from Canberra. Then Rose came along with its 2 digi restriction and stopped it all.
I used to run a BBS as well, forwarding via 2 digis to Orange up north and Wangeratta down south. Then for a year or so Peter, vk3ehq and Peter, vk3ave would drop bulletins onto my box (thanks guys!) via dialup modem and fidonet and I'd push them out north and south.
Was a lot of fun...
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