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[aprssig] Creating Objects

Ron Wenig rwenig at verizon.net
Tue Sep 16 23:30:22 UTC 2008


Thanks Stephen,

Now I understand.  You can put anything in the first 9 characters of the
btext line to create the object name to announce events in an area.  Thanks
for the explanation.

73, Ron ny3j

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Stephen H. Smith
> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 6:37 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Creating Objects
>
>
> Ron Wenig wrote:
> > Thanks Joseph,
> >
> > I think I have the format correct now.  Hospital and the
> repeater frequency
> > works great.  I'm guessing that there are only certain keywords like
> > hospital and the repeater frequency that will work. Are there
> other keywords
> > and is there a list of these keywords.  I was looking for something like
> > meeting to announce a club meeting.
> >
> > 73, Ron ny3j
> >
> >
> Objects are essentially "fake" stations placed at locations other than
> that of the lat/long of the station that transmitted them.   As such,
> they are constrained by the field length for callsigns in packet/APRS;
> i.e. 9 characters equivalent to a six-character callsign plus the hyphen
> and a two-digit SSID.
>
>
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