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[aprssig] APRS messaging abuse

Jack Chomley radio at irock.com.au
Wed Jun 18 11:17:52 UTC 2008


At 07:35 PM 18/06/2008, you wrote:

>    Hi,
>
>    Seems like APRS message spam is here. Someone is trying to advertise his
>web page by sending APRS messages to all active European APRS users -
>multiple messages for each user.
>
>http://aprs.fi/?c=message&call=EB8CAZ&limit=50 - the guy sending messages
>http://aprs.fi/?c=message&limit=&call=J47VAF - an unlucky recipient
>
>The guy has sent 7122 packets on the APRS-IS over the last 48 hours.
>
>Has this sort of abuse happened before, and how has it been handled?
>
>    - Hessu, OH7LZB
>

I have sent my email address in my HF beacon, in the hope that maybe 
someone will see it as a DX APRS motorcycle mobile and give a 
propagation indication for 30 metres ;-)

73s

Jack VK4JRC-15







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