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[aprssig] Suspicious Missouri igate

Matti Aarnio oh2mqk at sral.fi
Thu Nov 25 17:39:41 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 07:40:59AM -0500, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
> Looks to me like a mis-configured IGate.  Checking his raw packets
> (http://aprs.fi/?c=raw&call=AX0) shows only telemetry and
> definitions for the past two days.  The toCall (unproto) is >RXTLM-2
> and he's actually logged on to APRS-IS under KI6JJW-1.

On Linux the AX.25 network stack interfaces have reference names like 'ax0',
however Aprx wants to have callsign of the interface, not system internal
(and dynamically generated) interface names.

Somehow the documentation that I wrote is not good enough to avoid
this mistake...

 73 de Matti, OH2MQK

> His last position (http://aprs.fi/info/AX0) was over 32 days ago and
> there's no indication of how long the station has had that comment.
> In fact, there's nothing to assure that the position and/or comment
> have anything to do with the telemetry being generated.
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ
> VK6 UFO wrote:
> >Anybody know why this igate in Missouri <http://aprs.fi/?call=AX0>
> >is using this callsign? Seems it should be N0CSW.
> >
> >-- 
> >———————
> >Rob VK6UFO

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