[aprssig] APRS Messages - REJ

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Wed Aug 8 14:55:43 CDT 2007

On Aug 8, 2007, at 3:09 PM, 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.

It stands for reject, the message buffer of the receiving station is  
full, and the software is designed to refuse new messages rather than  
throwing out older but unread messages.

Steve K4HG

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