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[aprssig] Local Repeater Displays on Mobiles

Steve Huston huston at srhuston.net
Wed Jan 24 01:38:29 UTC 2007

On 1/23/07 7:58 PM, Ron wrote:
> If I put this beacon text:
> ;146.670- *111111z4612.74N/06320.46WrPHG8560 IRLP 2030
> This shows up as a fixed station with the senders
> (nodes) callsign instead of the object name (146.670-)

I noticed this same problem today - had a friend with a D700 have a look
at the object, and it also shows up incorrectly.

> A second problem I see with having the object name as
> the repeater frequency instead of its callsign is the
> duplication problem where popular repeater frequencies
> will overwrite each other.
> As would happen when another repeater object somewhere
> in the world also happens to be on 146.670-.

Funny you mention that :>

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