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[aprssig] A funny packet story/joke (The KISS guys will get it)

Jason Winningham jdw at eng.uah.edu
Wed Nov 9 12:19:02 UTC 2005


On Nov 8, 2005, at 6:12 PM, Jason Rausch wrote:

> You know, even though I know that much about KISS, the
> most frustrating thing is, no matter what spec sheets
> I read, I still cannot figure out how KISS works.  As
> far as the algorithm for converting to and from it.
> Such as the fact that nothing seems to be in order.

KISS is just a raw AX.25 packet, sans sentinel, CRC, and bit stuffing.

If you're talking about the screwball way that the bits of the SSID  
get divided up and distributed among the bits of the callsign  
characters and other oddities, the confusion comes from AX.25 and not  
KISS.

-Jason
kg4wsv







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