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[aprssig] d-700 and icons

Gregg Wonderly gregg at wonderly.org
Mon Nov 8 15:04:42 UTC 2010


On 11/1/2010 6:19 PM, Keith VE7GDH wrote:
> The names aren't unique, but that's only
> apparent on the APRS-IS, and of course, it's on RF that they are
> really useful.

Based on Bob's recommendation to send these objects direct from the repeater 
site itself, they should most likely not end up in the APRS-IS unless heard 
direct by an I-Gate.  So it will be a mix of some there and some not.

Applications connecting to the APRS-IS and using large area or "objects-only" 
kinds of filtering, will in fact see these objects jump around on the map, 
making it difficult to use APRS-IS information as a "planning" guide for 
frequency use.

Gregg Wonderly
W5GGW



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