[amsat-bb] Re: D STAR is here to stay

Donald Jacob wb5eku at gmail.com
Tue Nov 12 20:34:29 PST 2013

If you use that logic, then why use amateur radio at all. Just use your
cell phone and you can talk to anyone, anywhere (that will answer!).

Hobby, learn, have fun, meet others with the same interests etc....
Guess something got lost along the way!


On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 12:24 PM, Gordon JC Pearce <gordonjcp at gjcp.net>wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 06:57:39PM +0000, wa4hfn at comcast.net wrote:
> >  I would like to see the DSTAR users pick a REFLECTOR and use it as a
> state side intercomm. How cool would that be? Some one asking the group ,
> hey who was that in fm-- or CN--or what was the call of the guy in DN--.
> Look at how we could all help each other while working the birds.
> Why not just use your phone?  Far more reliable, far better coverage, far
> better battery life and a tiny fraction of the cost...
> --
> Gordonjcp MM0YEQ
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