[aprssig] APRS help
shortsheep at worldnet.att.net
Tue Sep 27 12:54:59 CDT 2005
I believe you should change your path to WIDE2-1
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rahn" <whiskey7doa at gmail.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 10:15
Subject: [aprssig] APRS help
> All this discussion about AJ3U-5 is very interesting. But I am looking
> for some very basic help. I have a Kenwood TMD700A and I have put my
> basic settings in it like my callsign, the baud rate etc.... The path is
> set to RELAY, WIDE. I am in the middle of a GPS build project so I don't
> actually have a GPS running yet so I have put a fixed position in there.
> I have put in some position comments etc...
> The radio appears to be beconing every so often. I am also getting some
> occasional messages back here locally and when I go to another nearby
> town I am getting a lot of messages, some from a long ways away.
> Here's the problem. I don't know if I am actually getting out with my
> rig. I don't have another APRS equiped radio to see if I am getting
> messages from it. And when I go to other towns and am getting a lot of
> messages I would think that I would begin to see my station show up at
> findu. I have checked findu and openaprs and I am not showing up either
> place. I think that the problem is that I don't have the correct stuff
> in the path.
> I also have a question about callsigns as the appear on APRS. I have
> seen regular callsigns, and I have seen callsigns followed by a dash and
> a number such as AJ3U-5. What is the following number for and should I
> have it on my callsign as well?
> I have a ton of other questions but I guess only a couple at a time are
> best. Hopefully I will get a lot of good use out of this group because
> APRS is not widely known or used here locally.
> Thanks for any and all help that is forthcoming.
> Rahn Abbott
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