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[aprssig] Valid destination address in APRS packets?

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Aug 16 20:40:02 UTC 2005


On Tue, 16 Aug 2005, James Washer wrote:

> Aha.. I hadn't considered the ALTNET feature..   Per the spec, it
> WOULD be an ALTNET. The fact that these are ending up on APRS-IS
> leaves me believing that 'some' clients are not ALTNET aware
> (surprise surprise).

I believe they should be gated to APRS-IS in any case.

Xastir will display them BTW, whether or not they're an ALTNET.  Of
course if you set Xastir to that ALTNET then those stations are ALL
you'd see.

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