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[aprssig] Google APRS info explanation sought

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Wed Feb 4 20:26:06 UTC 2009


First, it appears to be a trashed packet, the start is an altitude (/ 
A=00....) combined with a complete packet which is probably a plain  
TNC beacon packet. The packet is not an APRS packet format, those have  
a special character at the start of the payload (after the colon). In  
other words looks like something someone typed into a BTEXT parameter  
of a TNC.

Or, the second packet could be trashed as well. These trashed packets  
are usually caused either by an IGate that needs to be rebooted, or a  
digi operating with PASSALL ON.

Steve K4HG

On Feb 4, 2009, at 3:16 PM, Gord H wrote:

> Can anyone explain the meaning of the text contained in the follow  
> line:
> /A=00BLDYMN>BEACON/1,qAR,VA7YLW-15:14716T0 BLDYMN OLIVER ARC B.C.  
> KD7ITP EQUIP FOR VE7RBD
>
> obtained from
> VE7MET - info
> 49°52'46" N 119°23'27" W
> 2009-02-03 17:28:36
> 28 km/h 196° alt 442 m
> 651-879 Dougall Rd S, Kelowna, BC, Canada
> /A=00BLDYMN>BEACON/1,qAR,VA7YLW-15:14716T0 BLDYMN OLIVER ARC B.C.  
> KD7ITP EQUIP FOR VE7RBD
> [APOT02 via WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2,qAR,VE7EOK]
> being tracked - [stop tracking]
>
> _____________________________________________________________________________
>
> The local igate is va7ylw-15, however the reference to BldyMtn  
> Oliver ARC B.C. is for a location some 75+/- miles to the south of  
> the local igate. This info is showing up on a random basis with some  
> of the local aprs mobile operators.
>
> Gord ve7gfh
>
>
>
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