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[aprssig] Re: APRS -Special- Mode

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Thu Sep 23 19:12:41 UTC 2004


On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> Further, there were so many settings involved in configuring
> for a local special event such as:
> 1) Changing to a 10 minuet net cycle decay rate (from 30)
> 2) Changing to a TOCALL of SPCL (that is still
>     recveived by all others so that everyone can
>     still *watch* the event
> 3) Filter out non SPCL traffic
> 4) Change other timings and so forth
>
> That therefore APRS had just one switch.
> SPECIAL or NORMAL.

Similar to one of our feature requests I added that is intended to
make setup for SAR work much easier.

As always, there are things in the spec that aren't in our client
yet, but we try to implement as much of it as we can.  I'll add the
SPECIAL stuff to our list as well.

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