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[aprssig] Sending messages from the keyboard.

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Thu Sep 15 04:36:00 UTC 2005


or in the spec if you leave out the number no ack is needed


> > The question is, "What exactly would he type into his 
> > terminal program so that it creates and sends an APRS message 
> > to me either direct or via the digipeater?"
> 
> I think you could do it, but you'd need to get the formatting 
exactly right
> - for example, the number of spaces after the destination callsign.  
Here's
> one I just grabbed off the IS:
> 
> :K7CTS    :Hi Bill{03
> 
> You'd just need your TOCALL set to APRS or something starting with 
AP.
> Whether or not it uses the digipeater would depend on your path 
setting.  If
> your buddy sends a message back, it's up to you to send an ACK 
manually or
> it'll keep resending.  It'd be tedious, but it's not difficult.
> 
> Scott
> N1VG
> 
> 
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