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[aprssig] Queries

Randy Allen ka0azs at earthlink.net
Sat Jan 21 23:01:02 UTC 2006


I do it lower case as that's the first set of letters that come up 
entering the message from the D-700's DTMF keypad (i.e. fewer keypushes 
to get lower than upper).  Never tried it upper, and never considered it 
either way until you mentioned it.

I just sent a query from my APRS DOS station and it transmitted in upper 
case.  Don't have my +SA laptop handy to test right at the moment.

Scott Miller wrote:

>>To send it from the D-700, you send it as message to the station with 
>>text of ?aprsp?.  The other radio will acknowledge it like any other 
>>message as well as sending out a position packet.
> 
> 
> Uh oh... in lower case?  Do other clients do that?  The spec says upper
> case.
> 
> For some reason Xastir doesn't seem to support a directed station position
> query - it'll do every other directed query type, but not the basic one.
> Anyway, I got it working for the Tracker2.  Now to get it to ack messages
> properly...
> 
> Scott
> N1VG
>
-- 
Randy Allen, KAØAZS





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