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[aprssig] Object question

Spider spider at rivcom.net
Thu Dec 30 04:18:53 UTC 2004


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Curt, WE7U" <archer at eskimo.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 3:12 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Object question


> 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.
>

That's correct.  The Telpac Nodes are using WLNK-3 as the owner.  If they 
are gated to RF by an Igate, as in Jacob's case, his callsign of the TelPac 
Node he registered is shown in the comment field as the callsign for the 
TelPac Node, not the owner of the packet or the object.  They will not gate 
back to the APRS-IS, that is why Findu does not see them.

Happy Holidays!

Jim, WA6OFT







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