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[aprssig] AX.25 'H' flag

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Mon Nov 14 17:07:03 UTC 2005

On Mon, 14 Nov 2005, Scott Miller wrote:

> Argh.  I was just concerned about the language of the spec.  Now my head
> really hurts.  =]  What's wrong with just marking the 'H' bits?

Nothing, if you're dealing with raw AX.25 packets/KISS packets and
can see them all there in the header.  Put an '*' for each one.

> I wrote
> some display code over the weekend (roughly emulating the KPC-3 output) that
> did just that.  Easier than finding the last 'H' bit set, and unambiguous.


> Ok, as long as we're at it, is there a specification for the converse mode
> output?

Which vendor?  Perhaps that kind'a answers your question?

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