[aprssig] Another Bootlegger Using APRS As a Commercial AVL System ???

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Sat Dec 27 19:29:28 CST 2008

Just noticed a station   "ETH-1" appearing on my Los Angeles, CA area 
maps the last hour or so, using the 18-wheeler icon.    Expanding the 
detail revealed no callsign.  the findu raw packet dump at:


Position of ETI-1 --- 1.1 miles northeast of Glendale, CA --- Report 
received 50 minutes 51 seconds ago
Status: TinyTrak3 v1.1 Course: 15.0 Speed: 18.4 MPH Altitude: 626 feet 
   Mic-E message 1, En Route
Raw packet: ETI-1>ST0YTQ,W6SCE-10*,WIDE2-1,qAR,K6TZ-10:`.*\m\+u/"5{}


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