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[aprssig] APRS Messages - REJ

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Wed Aug 8 19:16:49 UTC 2007


On Wed, 8 Aug 2007, Joseph M. Durnal wrote:

> Instead of an ack# I received a rej# when sending a message to another
> APRS station.  It looks like the software I was using, Xastir, didn't
> understand it as it kept trying to send the message.  It seems kind of
> strange that the recieving station obvioulsy received my message, but
> didn't send the ack.  I couldn't find any reference to rej on
> eng.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/aprs.html, I'm assuming it is some sort of
> non standard response.

Kenwood radios can send a REJ packet.  What version of Xastir?

There's a method in the current Xastir to record these and stop
sending the messages, but I don't recall how far back that feature
was added.  It's also possible that there's a bug in that part of
the software.

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