[aprssig] Q: NOGATE Method(s)
hessu at hes.iki.fi
Mon Jul 20 08:16:15 CDT 2009
On Mon, 20 Jul 2009, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>> !x! is *not* for igates, it is for findu,
> I have updated http://aprs.org/aprs11.html to reflect this.
I'd like to further clarify that page a little bit, if possible:
"NOGATE and RFONLY in the RF DIGI field should be ignored by IGates."
.. does that mean that igates should not care about NOGATE or RFONLY at
all? May I suggest a better wording:
"Packets having NOGATE or RFONLY in the AX.25 digipeater field must not be
gated to the APRS-IS by IGates."
Also, the !x! description claims that it would work when placed in a
status packet. Steve Dimse said it would work when placed in a comment. I
think it's better if it's specified to be placed in the position packet's
comment only, together with the position which is requested to not be
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