[aprssig] Waypoint truncation
scott at opentrac.org
Mon Feb 6 08:57:30 CST 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.
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