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[aprssig] APRX aprs-is filtering

Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists hamlists at ametx.com
Fri Aug 6 23:39:59 UTC 2010


The spec refers to a client displaying messages for a base callsign, not about gating of those messages to RF the Internet.  The spec also talks about message groups that "all" stations should display but, again, that never was interpreted to mean that those "group messages" should be gated to RF either.  The design of javAPRSSrvr's IGate support on restricted flow ports was based on extensive discussions with Bob and other software authors active at the time in writing IGates.  It was determined at that time that IGates would only be expected to gate to stations recently heard, not callsigns recently heard nor to force group gating that would be outside the control of the IGate operator.

73,

Pete Loveall AE5PL
pete at ae5pl dot net

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
> Sent: Friday, August 06, 2010 4:58 PM
> 
> Does javAPRSSrvr adhere to the spec statement about ignoring -SSIDs when
> receiving and displaying messages for a base callsign?  In other words,


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