[aprssig] Where is the D710 UNPROTO parameter...
jmaslak-aprs at antelope.net
Sun Jul 6 13:00:24 CDT 2008
On Jul 5, 2008, at 9:37 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> Its APK102, but that only shows up in messages, so we added a
> "=" on the end of the D710 mie-e packets to be able to
> distinguish the D710 from other D700's. So look for peoples
> D700 text that ends in "=" and if they are not transmitting
> their frequency, you might see if they are aware that using
> STATUS #5 would make them able to be contacted.
Argh! That is another non-orthogonal approach to protocol design.
And kind of defeats the whole idea of MIC-E - to be as short as
possible, or am I missing something? Don't we have a compressed
position format for non-MIC-E rigs, and doesn't that include an
identifier of the sending station type?
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