[aprssig] APRS-IS authentication (Was: APRS-IS Passcode Generator On-Line)

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Thu Aug 19 11:45:41 CDT 2010

> >  * Require passcodes to be requested by e-mail (adds much work but does
not really prevent callsign stealing)
> >
> This is the approach previously recommended for APRS-IS client software
> authors and the one that I personally follow for APRSISCE/32 and now
> for
> APRSBB on behalf of KJ4HPQ.  Even if all 100,000 hams (or whatever the
> number is) actually requested a passcode, this is still not unworkable.

Yes, requested by email or RF.
73, Cap

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