[aprssig] APRS & IRLP

AC7YY ac7yy at aikenco.net
Tue Sep 19 22:23:46 CDT 2006

Worked great in Xastir. Showed K7CPR (Capitol Peak) 17 miles from my station


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From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
On Behalf Of Curt Mills
Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 6:13 PM
To: hgerhardt at wavecable.com; TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: RE: [aprssig] APRS & IRLP 

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
> 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.

Curt, WE7U.				archer at eskimo dot com
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