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[aprssig] AX25 Protocol group

Jack Chomley radio at irock.com.au
Sun Jun 1 23:16:21 UTC 2008


Why not just put the extended call in Beacon text?

73s

Jack VK4JRC


At 08:26 AM 2/06/2008, you wrote:
>
>Hi,
>       I have heard that the above group may be looking at altering the
>callsign fields to allow for extended callsigns
>
>Eg WB6XXX/VK9   or VK9XXX/WB6
>
>If this happens then all ax25 firmware / software will have to be re-written
>   What a job
>
>Has anyone else heard this ???
>
>
> From : VK2AAB
>
>To : PACKET at WW
>
>Type/status : B$
>
>Date/time : 29-Apr 20:27
>
>BID (MID) : 1968_VK2AAB
>
>Message # : 373091
>
>Title : Re:Time to switch off AX25
>
>Path: !ZL2WA!ZL2BAU!7M3TJZ!DK0WUE!I0TVL!CX2SA!VK2DOT!VK2TV!VK2AAB!
>
>From: VK2AAB at VK2AAB.#SYD.NSW.AUS.OC
>
>To : PACKET at WW
>
>Ray might be interested to know that the ax25 protocol group will be making
>
>changes for variable length callsign fields.
>
>It is not just a problem for Australianxxx calls.
>
>There are other special needs such as portable operation VK2AAB/ZL2 etc.
>
>They are working this year on other changes but it is definately in their
>
>todo list.
>
>I did not know that Roger had requested the source code be destroyed.
>
>Thats a shame, from memory I think someone volunteered to him to take it over.
>
>73 Barry VK2AAB
>
>
>73 Phillip
>ZL2TZE
>
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