[aprssig] What (if anything) can be gated from HF direct to APRS IS ?
bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Apr 20 08:36:42 CDT 2006
Igates are suppoesd to take every packet heard
and put it into the APRS-IS. Conversly, in most
areas, nothing shoold come out of an IGate from
the APRS-IS unless requested or as messages
or courtesy posits from stations involved in
messaging. So your HF IGate should be gating
everything to the APRS-IS. And no one should
be using ECHO digipeating on HF except in an
emergency. Bob, WB4APR
>>> <maiko at pcs.mb.ca> 04/20/06 12:25 AM >>>
Are the rules for gating stuff to the APRS Internet System
for HF aprs completely different than VHF aprs ?
If I have a HF tnc monitoring 30 meters APRS, what am I *allowed*
to pipe direct to the APRS IS ? Is there a summary of rules ? This
evening I watched a user mention that he was seeing ACKS coming
through an ECHO. At the time I had the igate going (just for a
few minutes to test some stuff). I then switched it off.
Maiko Langelaar / VE4KLM
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