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Glen English VK1XX glenlist at pacificmedia.com.au
Tue Oct 17 14:23:39 AEDT 2017

>From my perspective, packet  is now being used for what it is good at

APRS, and moving traffic on WICEN events, and some satcoms, orbiting bbs etc

It was good for lots of things pre 1993. But the internet and mobile
telephony killed alot of activity.

yes yes the over air protocol is brain dead but.

On 17/10/2017 12:08 PM, vk2tv wrote:
> The entire packet scene in Oz could have been very different, and
> probably reasonably effective if we hadn't believed that BS about
> being able to digi through eight stations to cover vast differences,
> and if we'd adopted duplex links between nodes to avoid a horrendous
> collis

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