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[aprssig] WIDE-3-3

Ken H> sailingtoo at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 16:23:42 UTC 2007


Curt is correct - the MY POS with the D700A is NOT the standard ACK - the my 
pos is what the D700A will show when it hears a packet that has it's own 
call.....  such as my setup, when my radio receives a packet with K9FV-1, it 
will display "my pos" instead of showing the call.... it's not an "ack".

Ken H>

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Curt, WE7U" <archer at eskimo.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 11:03 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] WIDE-3-3


> On Wed, 19 Sep 2007, Terry Palmer wrote:
>
>> That's correct and I understand that's because you may not get an ACK
>> (MYPOS) back to your radio that you made it to the Inet.
>
> Careful calling these ACK's:  ACK's are a specific type of packet
> sent during messaging only.  ;-)
>
> As far as some of the MYPOS not being heard, the local noise floor
> in your vehicle may be a bit high while the engine and associated
> vehicle electronics are up and running.  You often don't hear as
> well while mobile as you would sitting still with the engine off or
> of course from a fixed station with few local noise sources.
>
> It's not surprising that you don't receive each packet that was
> digipeated while you're driving.
>
> --
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