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[aprssig] Object question

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Wed Dec 29 22:12:11 UTC 2004


On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, Steve Dimse wrote:

> On 12/29/04 at 4:43 PM Jacob Tennant <k8jwt at adelphia.net> sent:
>
> >Look here around the Pittsburgh city area are two of them (FN00AL & FN00DN).
> >The owner of this Igate N3BSQ called me on the phone directly as there is
> >one with my callsign as owner.
> >
> Interestingly neither of these show on either findU or APRSworld, so whatever
> they are, they aren't getting to the internet, nor does your raw data for the
> last day show any such object under your call. If you have the actual packets,
> perhaps I can help, but without seeing the packets there is really nothing that
> anyone here is likely to be able to add...

He already got the answer.  They're objects posted on the firenet
system (not gated to the APRS INET) and represent registered telpac
nodes & locations.  Evidently Jacob registered one, and the script
that generates the objects picked it up.

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