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[aprssig] Mic-E Issues

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 15 23:43:49 UTC 2008


> Is this base 91 compatiable  with Mic-e ? 
> Many out there would be wondering 

Phillip,

Nope.

I just dug through the Mic-E section of the spec to satisfy a long-time curiosity.  Mic-E is basically a table based lookup and base 91 is, well, base 91.  Just as base 10 (decimal) base 2 (binary), base 16 (hexidecimal) are number systems.  From memory, since ASCII has many characters (instead of just 10 (like decimal) you can use many of them (91 in this case) to send data as ASCII text.
Did I get that right fellas?
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73, Steve, K9DCI




      




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