[aprssig] RE: APRS Message Idea

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Fri Mar 4 06:18:31 CST 2005

I thought IGATED outbound objects were supposed to be tagged with TCP as a
pseudo path element, and other IGATES wouldn't gate them to the net to prevent
loops?  If this is the case, then FIRENET objects gated to RF would not have
been gated back into the APRS-IS.


Quoting dick at kb7zva.com:

> Not really. If I send an object to RF, it will enter the APRS-IS from
> another source. IGates.
> We also saw how Firenet could be abused. Someone could easily take those
> objects and flood them to RF. Once that happened they WOULD appear on the
> APRS-IS, because they re-entered the APRS-IS from IGates that heard them
> on RF.

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