[aprssig] Mic-E STATUS refresh and bad software?

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Oct 10 08:52:40 CDT 2006

On Mon, 9 Oct 2006, Bob Bruninga  wrote:

> SOME software will ELIMINATE a STATUS if the next posit comes in without it.  It is not captured and RETAINED
> like it is supposed to be.  I am sometimes hesitant to set my STATUS rate to seomehing link only 1 in five, because I am not sure if it will be captured.
> Lets do some experimentation and identify the bad apples:
> 1) FINDU does not even capture STAUTS, so that is a biggie!
> 2) What do the other softwares do?

Xastir:  Saves each unique status or comment text and displays them
on separate lines in the Station Info dialog, with a date/timestamp
for each showing the most recent time that text was seen.

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