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[aprssig] BL1730 (aprssig: to exclusive)

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Wed Apr 23 21:25:46 UTC 2008


Bob K9SQL wrote...

> One thing to remember is that there is no legal requirment for APRS
> packets to contain a callsign.  This is an FCC requirement for
> transmitters and this device may be transmitting valid CW or packet
> IDs which will not be gated to APRS-IS.

Well, that's technically true. However, the device is an MT8K... 
basically a TT3 with a transmitter and 8W amplifier. The TT3 isn't 
capable of identifying itself any other way than entering the callsign 
or adding it to the beacon comment.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
--
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!" 





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