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[aprssig] WB4APR Website Broken ????

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Sun Jun 8 22:31:18 UTC 2008


Stephen WA8LMF wrote:
<snip>
>       Use this OBJECT format instead:
>       ";147.045PA*111111zDDMM.~~N/DDDMM.~~Wr NoPL Rxxm Uniontown 
> ARC W3PIE "
> 
> 1)   What do the letters "PA" after the frequency mean?

Choose your own. 
First, to avoid dupes, review (for your 438.150 freq)
http://map.findu.com/438*
Maybe 438.150PA for Pasadena?  <grin>  Or initials SS, Stephen's Simplex?
For Kenwood display, maybe:
;438.150PA*111111z3409.80NE11807.00W&Node14400 WA8LMF.net Echolink


> 2)   If this is a fixed message in the comment field of a beacon, how 
> does the timestamp "111111z" get updated?

AFAIK, it doesn't get updated but acts as a APRS Object "placeholder".
73, Cap




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