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

James Washer washer at trlp.com
Thu Aug 18 19:26:41 UTC 2005


Yes, of course.

On Thu, 18 Aug 2005 21:08:44 +0200
Henk de Groot <henk.de.groot at hetnet.nl> wrote:

> Curt, WE7U schreef:
> > On Wed, 17 Aug 2005, James Washer wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>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?
> > 
> > 
> > Yep.  Forgot about those exceptions.
> 
> Also keep in mind that MIC-E packets also do not use AP* destinations, but 
> are not ALTNET packets. In fact.. you cannot use MIC-E on ALTNETs since 
> there is no way to indicate the ALTNET...
> 
> So before looking at the destination address to detect an ALTNET, first 
> look if it is not a MIC-E packet.
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Henk.
> 
> 
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