[App_rpt-users] Alternative to WebTransceiver java applet (Doug Crompton)

Andy Wittman kk4zkp at gmail.com
Sat Apr 15 19:59:14 EDT 2017


I would also be interested in a better web transceiver. Preferably something that works on mobile or tablet as well. I travel a lot and being able to link into my home repeaters with EchoLink is very nice. Not something that is currently easy with Allstar. 

+1 for updating web transceiver. 

Andy
KK4ZKP

> On Apr 15, 2017, at 18:48, Thor Wiegman <n7jct at aplaceonthe.net> wrote:
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> It comes as no surprise that someone like Doug would have little or no need for the web transceiver.  Most of us on this list won't have use for it.  Anyone who's come so far as to building their own node and subscribing to this list has likely exceeded what that web transceiver could do for them.
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> Consider however that there is a different market, a different audience for a web transceiver.  I know that I'm not the only one     who got involved in this through exploration with the web transceiver.  
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> So I think there is benefit in having such a simple tool.  It can be, if it works well and is designed properly, a great tool for someone to take that first step in finding out what all this is about.
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> Consider the target audience of the Raspberry Pi.  Getting kids into programming and using these devices to do things, control things and such.  Ham radio needs to attract, and keep, the attention of that same audience.  App_rpt and Allstarlink are great for that.  But this audience doesn't come to us with anything more than a very basic, novice background at first.  A web transceiver seems like a handy tool for those new young hams to explore.
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> There's my long winded $0.02  
> 73
> Thor (N7JCT)
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>> Subject: Re: [App_rpt-users] Alternative to WebTransceiver java applet
>> From: Doug Crompton <wa3dsp at gmail.com>
>> Date: 04/15/2017 01:24 PM
>> To: Users of Asterisk app_rpt <app_rpt-users at lists.allstarlink.org>
>> If you must have the web transceiver there are ways around the problem
> 
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