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[aprssig] APRS & IRLP

Curt Mills archer at eskimo.com
Wed Sep 20 01:13:13 UTC 2006


On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Herb Gerhardt wrote:

> I use WinAPRS Version 2.8.5 and sending a message to 'APRSDEPOT' will not
> work.  It needs to be addressed to a Ham Call type designation like APRS-1
> or APRSDE-1 or like WLNK-1.  Not sure how other APRS platforms work but this
> system does not work with WinAPRS.

It should work fine according to the spec.  It only has to fit
inside the 9-character field in an APRS message for the "callsign".

Perhaps someone will try it with Xastir and let us know if it works.
I'm off to a meeting tonight else I'd try it.

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