[aprssig] Problem w/latitude on _many_ APRS stations
archer at eskimo.com
Tue Jun 6 11:19:58 CDT 2006
On Tue, 6 Jun 2006, Curt, WE7U wrote:
> I'm seeing packets like this from MANY stations right now. Looks
> like a recent software release screwed up the latitude field:
> Anyone know what software this is? Looks like some citizen's
> weather software perhaps.
> There's one too many digits in the latitude. Sure makes for an
> interesting display in Xastir! I'll have to tweak the decode logic
> to urp all over packets like this.
I'll revise this by stating that it looks like 10's of stations, not
"_many_" as I stated before. Looks to be that the citizen's weather
software doesn't enforce the proper lat/long formats.
I have a fix for Xastir so that these packets won't bother our
little app again. They'll get dumped on the floor where they
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