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[aprssig] Another Bootlegger Using APRS As a Commercial AVLSystem ???

Chris Rose kb8uih at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jan 4 23:18:09 UTC 2009


The KPC 3 will allow you to send an identification packet, why not use it?

Chris
KB8UIH


--- On Sun, 1/4/09, Len Revelle <n9ij at comcast.net> wrote:

> From: Len Revelle <n9ij at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Another Bootlegger Using APRS As a Commercial AVLSystem ???
> To: kd4moj at kd4moj.org, "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Date: Sunday, January 4, 2009, 4:48 PM
> Legally, he can ID in any manner he wants. This includes
> voice or any  
> other legal mode. There is no legal requirement to include
> a call in a  
> position packet, or any other.
> 
> This thought came to me from a past experience. I was using
> an older  
> KPC3 and, while looking for a work-around for something, I
> stumbled on  
> a document describing how to use tactical objects for
> special events.  
> An ID was sent out as required, but not in an APRS
> decodable standard  
> packet, to maintain legality. I'm just saying that this
> may be the  
> case here, maybe not.
> 
> Len Revelle N9IJ
> n9ij at comcast.net
> 
> 
> 
> On Jan 4, 2009, at 12:58 PM, Doug Ferrell, KD4MOJ wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > AFAIK, so long as one sends a legal identification
> packet one may use
> > a tactical call, if you will, in the position packet.
> Public service
> > organizations do this all the time. Given that, the
> truck driver could
> > easily be legal, just using the ETI-x tactical call
> while sending a
> > ham call sign outside the position packet. Does it rub
> against
> > convention? Certainly,.. and may even be on the fringe
> of illegal IF
> > being used commercially.
> >
> > I would be careful about marching up and introducing
> yourself without
> > some tact and knowledge that some do not play by the
> same rules.
> >
> > Len Revelle N9IJ
> > n9ij at comcast.net
> >
> >
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >  Len there is no callsign associated with any of
> his/her packets:
> >
> > 2009-01-03 17:10:56 UTC:
> >
> ETI-2>SV0Q6U,WIDE1-1,N4CKV-1,WIDE2*,qAR,N4CKV-4:`s&4l^xu/"6\}On
> the  
> > Way!
> > 2009-01-03 18:08:10 UTC:
> >
> ETI-2>SV0Q4Q,WM4Q-2,N4CKV-1,WIDE2*,qAR,N4CKV-4:`s.gr"Wu/"6c}
> > 2009-01-03 18:10:48 UTC:
> >
> ETI-2>SV0Q0T,WM4Q-2,N4CKV-1,WIDE2*,qAR,N4CKV-4:`s1zr6Cu/"6R}
> > 2009-01-03 19:01:33 UTC:
> >
> ETI-2>SU4X5T,KB4YTM-4,WIDE1*,WIDE2-1,qAR,KB4YTM-1:`t.CrJPu/"5e}
> > 2009-01-03 21:44:54 UTC:
> >
> ETI-2>SU0Y4W,N4GMT-3*,WIDE2-1,qAR,WB4EPG-3:`v`9lR7u/"4[}
> > 2009-01-03 21:45:23 UTC:
> >
> ETI-2>SU0Y5Q,N4GMT-3*,WIDE2-1,qAR,WB4EPG-3:`v`7lf|u/"4\}
> > 2009-01-04 04:59:40 UTC:
> >
> ETI-2>APT312,KK5PP-3,WIDE1*,WIDE2-1,qAR,K5JRA-1:>MT8000FA
> v1.0
> >
> >   So if it's a ham, he is not being legal.
> >
> >
> >
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