[aprssig] Re: APRS SSn-N Spec.
ab9fx at aprs.pl
Thu Nov 29 18:14:00 CST 2007
As one of the first countries in Europe we made a use of SSn-n in Poland in
the form of SPn-n, it was almost two years ago. I think in Nederland is
PAn-n in use and some other countries put SSn-n into action, but not many of
In my opinion, we do not need as many combinations to extend SSn-n to
SSSSn-n. Even on the same continent the same combination could be used in
other corner. I don't see any problems, if SPn-n already used in Poland
would be used also in Spain, because of the distance. We need just to take
care about neighbor country/regional SSn-n combinations, and avoid identical
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Miller" <scott at opentrac.org>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2007 17:10
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Re: APRS SSn-N Spec.
>> In the German APRS-Forum (http://www.amateurfunk.de/aprs/forum/) we are
>> currently discussing this issue.
>> To achieve a unique structure for SSn-N, we could use the country codes
>> defined in ISO 3166-1 and the subdivision codes defined in ISO 3166-2
> Considering the size of some countries in Europe, is it even worth using
> the subdivisions? San Bernardino County is larger than Switzerland, and
> it doesn't rate its own SSn-N designator. California is larger than
> Germany and has (I think) two designators, mostly due to how long the
> state is in the N/S direction.
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