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[aprssig] Waypoint truncation

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Mon Feb 6 14:57:30 UTC 2006


> >>> scott at opentrac.org 02/05/06 3:16 PM >>>
> >But I'm planning to drop dashes and truncate 
> >from the right. 
> 
> You can't do that.  If you truncate from the right
> then the GPS cannot distinguish WB4APR-1
> from WB4APR-3 from WB4APR-7 from WB4APR-9.

I mean preserving the rightmost characters.  WB4APR-9 becomes B4APR9.  Not
pretty, but oh well...

I suppose you could also truncate the other way, but preserve the SSID.  So
you'd get WB4AP9.  I'm not sure that's really an improvement, though.

Scott
N1VG







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