[amsat-bb] Re: D STAR
n5uxt at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 12 09:18:16 PST 2013
"To help the believer " :-)
Either you have not used Dstar before or have not used it
in a long time.
Have your tried to send a picture with Dstar??
Have you chatted voice and text as the same time??
Have you tried to surf the web with DStar.
Have you used DRats for Emergencies, trainings or other exercises ???
Just to mention a few things that add to the enhancement of the
7 3 de Angelo
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob" <pabutusa at gmail.com>
To: <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 10:39 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: D STAR
> "To help the non beleiver.. "
> Well I guess it official ... it's now become a religious argument.
> D-STAR is the "fast-food" of amateur radio (much the same way repeaters
> ... but I digress)
> I'm not arguing the technical merits .... but it does not enhance the
> art ... it does not promote innovation ...
> Sure you can buy a radio ... plug it in .... program it or what ever you
> need to do to get on "the net" and talk to someone .... you've learned
> nothing and you've given nothing back.
> The spectrum we use is very valuable .... if we're not generating any
> for what we've been entrusted with it's going to be sold off to the
> We need more of this -> http://wc2fd.com/eaps/
> On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 4:32 PM, <lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca> wrote:
>> On 11 Nov 2013 at 15:22, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
>> > On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 08:46:24AM -0600, damon runion wrote:
>> > > Well back in the days of AM and when SSB came out it was the same
>> > > thinking then BUT what has happened to AM . Same thing with DSTAR it
>> > > is growing and will grow . Thats what makes ham radio so much fun,
>> > > there is something for everyone
>> > > 73,s Damon
>> > But the difference there is that *anyone* can make an SSB rig. Only
>> > one
>> manufacturer is allowed to make AMBE codecs, and they will only sell to a
>> handful of approved radio manufacturers.
>> > It is illegal to make your own DStar radio, without buying the AMBE
>> codec from DVSI. That sort of thing has no place in amateur radio.
>> > --
>> > Gordonjcp MM0YEQ
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>> To help the non beleiver.. just read this:
>> And yes telephone and satellite phone are available but if one choose to
>> use DSTAR it is relevant to discredit him? If you think something
>> has no place im amateur radio just don't use it and let those who wants
>> use it enjoy one of the most reliable digital communication
>> protocol available. Yes some will say DMR, MotoTRBO are better it's just
>> to say competition is already present.
>> The cost question.
>> You can already interface a lot of recent HF transceiver to DSTAR for
>> and much less if you are technicaly inclined.See below it's just
>> an example and i'm not connected to their business.
>> I don't know where this "I don't use it and as i think it's not Ham radio
>> no one should use it" trend come from but it's getting old...
>> I'm an avid DSTAR user just put my call sing in your URCALL and you will
>> be able to reach me all over the globe. If you don't like the
>> internet component you better to go back to the cave man, or you don't
>> live on my planet.
>> Just let folks live free...
>> Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
>> WAC BASIC CW PHONE SATELLITE
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