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[aprssig] UIDIG ID packet?

Patrick Green pagreen at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 01:02:59 UTC 2006


My TH-D7 doesn't decode these, however, I use these to see what kind of DX
I'm getting at the base station as these packets never have a path and are
shorter than a normal posit.  Other than that, I don't see the use for them.

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.

On 2/14/06, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
>
> I was watching the channel the other day and saw a
> local UIDIGI ROM digipeater send out a packet something like this:
>
> W3XXX>UIDIGI:UIDIGI version 1.9
>
> THis packet is of no real value to APRS just like the
> HID packet in other TNC's.  It is not in APRS format,
> it uses a non APRS TOCALL, and it is not in STATUS
> format either.  Since the digi is supposed to include
> APNU19 as it's too call, then we already can see
> its version number in all of its other packets.
>
> Since it is not in APRS format, no one captures these
> are is aware of them unless they just happen to be
> watching RAW packets...
>
> So is there a way to turn this off?
> thanks
> Bob
>
>
>
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