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[aprssig] Local Traveler Repeater Freq Objects

Chris Howard w0ep at frii.com
Tue Jan 30 20:12:39 UTC 2007


On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 11:56, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> Will show better as:
> 147.180+>APOBJ:!3717.55N/11941.04Wr PL 146.2  w6wgz.org
> 
> If you want it to be globally unique, then add a character to
> the end of the frequency as in 147.180+X where X is unique to
> your repeater.  Since your repeater does not end in .005 KHz,
> you actually have two follow bytes you could use if they made
> more sense as in 147.18+DC (if for example it was in washington
> DC, etc)...  Or you could drop the + since it is obvious and
> make it 147.18MSP if it was in minneapolis-Saint Paul etc...
> 
> Thanks,
> Bob, WB4APR


As a computer database type guy...
I don't think I would count on the repeater frequency plus one character
as being a globally unique string.

How many .34-.94 repeaters are there in the world?

just a thought

Chris
w0ep






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