[aprssig] SSID Question and Path Question

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Thu Dec 31 21:04:43 CST 2009

On 12/31/2009 5:36 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
> PS.  Any non-numeric -SSID is legal only on the APRS-IS (Internet) and 
> will become third-party traffic if/when gated to RF.

Actually ANY SSID other than the numbers 0 through 15; i.e. 0 through F 
hex.   Since the SSID is represented by a single 4-bit nibble in AX-25 
packets, over-the-air SSIDs can't be above  -15 .

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