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

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Thu Aug 18 19:57:18 UTC 2005


henk.de.groot at hetnet.nl wrote:

> .
> 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...
>
Interesting.  Never thought about that..   Does this mean it's 
impossible to use the Kenwoods on ALTNETs (since they use Mic-E 
exclusively for posits)?  

If so, the ALTNET concept is inaccessable by a major portion of the APRS 
user base............





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