[aprssig] who hears my station - now reading raw data
Joe Della Barba
joe at dellabarba.com
Sat Dec 24 12:51:05 CST 2005
I have no problem with my tracker, which is on my boat. I was just
wondering if I can see all the digis that have picked it up on the first
Curt Mills wrote:
>On Sat, 24 Dec 2005, VE7GDH wrote:
>>Some showed up as a "red dot" instead of the "yacht" symbol. I'm not sure
>>why that happened. Your position showed as 38º 59.26N 76º 17.06W and in a
>>small bay just south of Mariners Way, so the yacht symbol seemed reasonable.
>Most likely because there were some non-printable ASCII symbols in
>the Mic-E encoded packet, so they didn't display and you couldn't
>copy them to your log. Mic-E format allows use of 3 or 4
>non-printable ASCII symbols.
>Some trackers allow you to avoid using the non-printable ASCII
>symbols. The price you pay is reduced position/speed/course
>accuracy in some cases.
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