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[aprssig] AX.25 'H' flag

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Mon Nov 14 20:32:54 UTC 2005


On Mon, 14 Nov 2005, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> >>> "Curt, WE7U" <archer at eskimo.com> 11/14/05 12:07 PM >>>
> >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.
>
> But please, if you are writing code, display the
> packet in th estandard TAPR-2 Monitor format
> which is only marking the LAST one with a *.
> To my knowledge there are only two formats.
> the correct TAPR-2 display format and the
> AEA format which is NOT desired.
>
> Please do not invent a third one that we might
> have to code for in the future...

That wouldn't be a new format Bob.  Something else out there (data
engine?) did that format as well.  I don't think it was any hardware
that was common, but it was available for a while.

Yea, to be used with the most software, the tapr-2 header
representation would be the absolute best to code up.

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