[aprssig] decoding aprs packets

Boyd Prestwood K5YKG k5ykg at arrl.net
Mon Aug 23 00:12:49 CDT 2010

Everything you always wanted to know but...

Try http://www.aprs.org/doc/APRS101.PDF for the official "APRS Spec" 
then look around the same site for the Addenda 1.1 (approved) and 1.2 
(proposed) for some updates.

Have fun es good luck.
73 de Boyd Prestwood, K5YKG

On 8/22/2010 8:54 PM, Jaye Inabnit ke6sls wrote:
> Greetings all:
> I've looked around and haven't yet found a good "how to read an APRS
> packet" ..  Basically, I'd like to learn how the packets are formed from
> origin to destination.  I already understand much of the contents, but there
> are still things that stump me.
> Also, where can I learn about the compressed "micE?" packets--this is what my
> little HT uses and I'd like to figure out how that works.
> Thanks, 73

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