[aprssig] How does this work then?

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Wed Apr 26 11:45:32 CDT 2006

On Apr 26, 2006, at 12:18 PM, VE7GDH wrote:

> Identifier - the name you wish to give the object (up to nine  
> characters).
> PLEASE NOTE - From V1.90 onwards, UI-View32 complies with the APRS  
> spec
> requirement that "Object names are case-sensitive". Previous  
> versions did
> not comply, because  I think the spec has got it wrong! In the real  
> world,
> most people would regard the "ambulance" and the "Ambulance" as  
> being the
> same thing, but in the world of the APRS spec they are different  
> objects.

I agree, and argued against it. I continue to choose not to support  
this feature for my own self interest. If these really were distinct  
objects, I'd get dozens of emails asking why


doesn't work, when they sent their call as W9XYZ.

Steve k4Hg ;-)

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