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[aprssig] Packet routing, path specification. (APRSdos Messageing)

kb2scs at optonline.net kb2scs at optonline.net
Sat Jun 25 03:53:17 UTC 2005

Hi All
         aprs-scs allows the user to set a different path for each of 
their out going messages. 
So Bob their is at least 2 aprs programs that allow this.

On 23 Jun 2005 at 12:48, Curt, WE7U wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> > APRS was designed for rapid path changing to
> > meet the immediate needs of the operator.
> > APRSdos provided for up to 12 pre-definedd
> > specific paths that could be INVOKED on
> > each message line by line by a simple two
> > character abbreviation at the front of a message
> > entry.
> >
> > NW: Hey john, (northwest of me) did you get that radio?
> > SW: sam, where is tht new digi you were talking about
> > W2: This is a local messge packet going out WIDE2-2
> > DC:  This is a directed packet to Wash DC using the pre
> >         defined path to DC
> >
> > In each case, it took less than 0.1 second for the sender
> > of a message line to indicate the path he wanted THAT
> > ONE PACKET to go by adding the two digit path
> > abbreviation for it.  THe problem is that NONE Of the
> > other APRS follow-on clone software implented any of this.

Let us hope we never witness the "Silence Of The Hams"
73 DE John  KB2SCS
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