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Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Aug 21 01:08:17 UTC 2008


> The PHG works ok on the 710.  Using more than four 
> numbers does not show any more information.
> 
> But if the QSY function should work the radio has 
> to receive it like this:
> PHG2435 433.500MHz C097
> Then the PHG is decoded correct and QSY function works.
> 
> Using this: 433.500MHz C097 PHG2435
> and now only the QSY function works

Yes the APRS SPEC requires the PHG data to be the very first
field after the symbol byte.  Only Uiview accepts it everywhere.
This non-spec allowance confuses people and leads to improper
decoding on other APRS compliant systems.  

If anyone is not sending their PHG data as the first data in the
field, they should correct it if they want to be seen by other
systems.

Bob, WB4APR





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