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[aprssig] RE: [OZAPRS] Re: SSID's

Michael Mullikin w8ehh at CFL.RR.COM
Mon Sep 20 23:00:47 UTC 2004


I also believe that we need a standard for the SSID's what ever it may 
be.  I know there are a number of stations out there that support many 
digi's with there calls on them. so there will be stations using ssid's 
that dont conform but most will have the proper icon with them.  so if we 
set up  2 ssids for mobile use 1 for TX and 1 for RX  then we will know who 
could or could not accept a message.
My thoughts
Mike
At 06:33 PM 9/20/2004, you wrote:
>For those that may not have seen it, this link lists the APRS SSID
>"recommendations".  You can still do whatever you want, but it's nice to
>have everyone on the same page:
>
>http://web.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/aprs/SSIDs
>
>-5 isn't listed which I understand is the standard for a standalone Igate.
>
>I think the ultimate question is with the rise in popularity of TinyTraks
>and now the PocketTracker, should we standardize one of the SSID's for a TX
>only tracker?  That way it makes it easy to know not to bother to send that
>station a message.  Maybe -11 since I'm not aware of APRS Touch Tone taking
>off?   If you haven't seen this month's QST, there is a large article on the
>PocketTracker so more of these will probably be appearing "on a digi near
>you" soon. ;-)
>
>73!
>
>A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
>http://www.aj3u.com






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