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[aprssig] DIGI 8.3 WIDE1-1 bug?

Doug Ferrell kd4moj at kd4moj.org
Fri Dec 21 22:52:12 UTC 2007


On Fri, 21 Dec 2007, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> Panic?  KPC-3+ digi Bug?
> 
> I just noticed today that my 8.3 DIGI is not forwarding WIDE1-1
> packets correctly!  Am I confused?  It's a busy day... But...
> 
> I send this packet:
> 
> WB4APR-15>APRS,WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1:stuff
> 
> My digi does this:
> WB4APR-15>APRS,WB4APR-1*,WIDE1,WIDE2-1:stuff
> 
> And it DIES!  The * should be after the WIDE1, as in WIDE1*,...
> 
> This is the behavior of an 8.2.  (We know the fix is to add
> WIDE1-1 to the UIDIGI list, but that should not be required in
> the 8.3 code).  My ROM number is KPC3P-34F68191-8.3
> 
> *** or *** my docs are incorrectlly telling everyone that all
> 8.3's are correct.  My docs say that all 8.2 roms after ...7265
> are OK, except for the above problem, but there is no mention of
> bad code for the version 8.3's.  Apparenly there is.  Can
> someone straighten this out (Cap?) so I can fix my docs?

Bob, 8.3 in a KPC-3 Plus should function correctly..... 8.2 (KPC-3 non
plus) had the bug.. and ROM 7265 was the last version of the original
KPC3.

  9.0 on the plus had bugs but those with fixed with version 9.1


   So I think that probably the UITRACE might not have the WIDE
(WIDE,30) in it. That's assuming that your running a full digi and not a
fill in.

-- 
...DOUG
KD4MOJ








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