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What is R2D2?

posted Jan 30, 2012, 8:04 AM by Bob Oms   [ updated Jan 17, 2014, 7:45 AM by Robert Wilcox ]
R2-D2 (phonetically Artoo-Deetoo) is the name of one of the robot characters in Star Wars. DSTAR users sometimes use this expression to characterize the digital distortion that occurs in low signal conditions.  It is not "ardy-deety' or "toody-arty".