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[aprssig] AJ3U-5 Sat Packets

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Mon Sep 26 22:23:09 UTC 2005


I know that 

Obviously someone wants to know when a sat is around.

But why do I need to know on the other side of the world ?

Keep it in your back yard fellas

> This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
> 
> 
> Andrew,
> You aren't really getting what these packets are.  They are not 
position
> reports, per say.  These are packets that are requested by the end 
users so
> they will get a message telling them when a satellite is coming up.  
These
> are messages not positions.
> 
> Eric KF4OTN
>  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-
bounces at lists.tapr.org]
> On Behalf Of Andrew Rich
> Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 5:28 PM
> To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] AJ3U-5 Sat Packets
> 
> and these too
> 
> 
> 
> 27/09/05 07:15:59 ISS_>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KB2M-9   :%[52]
> 27/09/05 07:16:01 ISS_>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::N3ZLL-14 :%[52]
> 27/09/05 07:16:03 ISS_>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KG4NVB-9 :%[52]
> 27/09/05 07:17:17 ISS_>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KB2M-9   :%[53]
> 27/09/05 07:17:20 ISS_>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::N3ZLL-14 :%[53]
> 27/09/05 07:17:22 ISS_>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KG4NVB-9 :%[53]
> 27/09/05 07:18:53 ISS_>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KB2M-9   :%[54]
> 27/09/05 07:18:55 ISS_>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::N3ZLL-14 :%[54]
> 27/09/05 07:18:57 ISS_>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KG4NVB-9 :%[54]
> 
> 
> On Tuesday 27 September 2005 07:02, Andrew Rich wrote:
> > If you use anything that looks anything like the real callsigns it 
is
> going to mess with the findu's and igates of the world.
> > 
> > I was sending a packet which "looked" like pcsat was sending 
posits.
> > 
> > BIg no no.
> > 
> > I ended up making up a call, which i feel is still naughty, but 
the lesser
> of the evils.
> > 
> > We should really be using objects.
> > 
> > It annoys me to see a map littered with peoples expierments of sat
> tracking objects.
> > 
> > If you do attempt it, do it in house, compare to a real satellite 
tracking
> package and then release it to the world.
> > 
> > For example my misse5 iss object, has NTP and KEPS downloaded 
daily and is
> updated every minute.
> > 
> > I assume that is good as I am going to get and is suitable for 
> > releasing to "other" applications
> > 
> > Cheers Andy Vk4TEC
> > 
> > 
> > On Monday 26 September 2005 23:46, A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) wrote:
> > > Hi Andrew,
> > > 
> > > I suspect these are being generated by a box that I have running 
> > > APRSData which currently puts PCSAT, ISS, and AO51 objects out on
> > > 144.39 for the benefit of local users.   There is nothing new or
> > > "wrong" about doing this, however I don't think many people do 
it 
> > > anymore.
> > > 
> > > There is no need for these objects to be on APRS-IS, so I'll add 
> > > RFONLY to the path on the APRSData box and hopefully that will 
keep 
> > > them from being gated.
> > > 
> > > > I was experimenting and used this callsign and stopped using it
> immediately.
> > > 
> > > Please elaborate.  I'm not sure what you mean by that.
> > > 
> > > Thanks!
> > > 
> > > --
> > > A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
> > > http://www.aj3u.com
> > > 
> > > 
> > > On 9/26/05, Andrew Rich <vk4tec at tech-software.net> wrote:
> > > > This is SO wrong for so many reasons.
> > > >
> > > > I was experimenting and used this callsign and stopped using it
> immediately.
> > > >
> > > > Yet these packets just keep coming and filling up web pages and
> satellites logs.
> > > >
> > > > Please stop it .
> > > >
> > > > 26/09/05 22:34:39 PCSAT>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::N3ZLL-14 :%[52]
> > > > 26/09/05 22:36:09 PCSAT>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KB2M-9   :%[52]
> > > > 26/09/05 22:36:11 PCSAT>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::N3ZLL-14 :%[52]
> > > > 26/09/05 22:37:35 PCSAT>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KG4NVB-9 :%[53]
> > > > 26/09/05 22:39:01 PCSAT>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KB2M-9   :%[54]
> > > > 26/09/05 22:39:03 PCSAT>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::N3ZLL-14 :%[54]
> > > > 26/09/05 22:39:06 PCSAT>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KG4NVB-9 :%[54]
> > > > 26/09/05 22:40:30 PCSAT>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KB2M-9   :%[54]
> > > > 26/09/05 22:40:33 PCSAT>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::N3ZLL-14 :%[54]
> > > > 26/09/05 22:40:35 PCSAT>APRS,qAo,AJ3U-5::KG4NVB-9 :%[54]
> > > >
> > > > They DO NOT come from PCSAT at all  and play havic with 
filters.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ------------------------------------
> > > > Andrew Rich VK4TEC
> > > > Satellite Ground Station for PCSAT2 www.tech-software.net 
> > > > vk4tec at tech-software.net
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> --
> ------------------------------------
> Andrew Rich VK4TEC
> Satellite Ground Station for PCSAT2
> www.tech-software.net
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