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[aprssig] APRS messages being seen by "base" station

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Wed Jul 25 20:13:07 UTC 2007


Is that in the spec?  It sounds familiar, but I don't remember seeing it 
written down.

Scott
N1VG

Robert Bruninga wrote:
>> If I send a ... message, to another station from 
>> EI8FDB-10, that station message response is 
>> delivered to EI8FDB,  not EI8FDB-10.
> 
> That is how APRS was designed.  Many of us have 3 or more APRS
> stations on the air at any one time (home, car, HT, etc).
> People who send you messages usually may not know which station
> you are currently near.
> 
> We decided that ALL stations under your call will RECEIVE any
> message to any of your same callsign stations independent of
> SSID.  But ONLY the call with the exact match  of the SSID will
> ACK it.
> 
> Think of these other deliveries to your other sub-stations as
> "courtesy copies)...
> 
> Bob, WB4APR
> 
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