yet another fantasy idea: nextel-like walkie talkie feature?

Ole Tange at
Wed Dec 13 21:16:37 CET 2006

On 12/13/06, michael at <michael at> wrote:
> I suppose everyone is familiar with the Nextel feature that behaves a bit like
> a walkie-talkie. In summary, you can contact anyone within certian groups in a
> half-duplex (meaning only one talks at a time) push-to-talk like environment.

I am familiar with a walkie talkie, but not the Nextel.

I am wondering why you want push-to-talk when you can have VoIP using
SIP or just a normal GSM conversation? Can you elaborate on why?


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