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[aprssig] Is the APRS Spec for APRS Data Type Identifier just randomly ignored? Should it be?

A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) ajfarmer at spenet.com
Wed Aug 17 22:02:15 UTC 2005


This page is already active:

http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/errors.cgi

Can you verify that it catches the type of problem you guys have identified?

73!

A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
http://www.aj3u.com

James Washer wrote:
> Anyway, back to my original question/intent... Should we launch an effort to improve the state of things. I could run a perl script once a week/month/etc that would send mail to this mailing list with a list of stations that were sending "illegal" packets on a regular basis. Perhap locals could then try to contact these folks.
> 
> In reality, I suspect this is a lost cause. I'm just trying to get a straw poll on the idea from the group.
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>  - jim KG7HH
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> On Wed, 17 Aug 2005 11:10:02 -0700 (PDT)
> "Curt, WE7U" <archer at eskimo.com> wrote:
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>>On Wed, 17 Aug 2005, James Washer wrote:
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>>
>>>Curt, the APRS Spec includes BEACON as well as many other non AP* destinations. Further, the spec goes on to say "any other  destination NOT include in the generic ..." are ALTNET,
>>>
>>>Wouldn't this imply a BEACON destination is indeed an APRS packet?
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>>Yep.  Forgot about those exceptions.
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