[aprssig] AutoResponders talking to AutoResponders

Greg Dolkas ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 22:22:56 CDT 2011

I guess that explains why I got two position reports for the ISS just

Auto Reply is now *off*.  :-)

Greg  KO6TH

On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <
ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:

> To all APRS users:
> If you're going to send a message to an Auto-Responder service like CQSRVR,
> ANSRVR, EMAIL, EMAIL-2, WHO-IS, or the new satellite pass prediction server,
> please, please PLEASE make sure you turn off your auto-answer!  Unless you
> have an intelligent auto-answer (like APRSISCE/32) that operates on a time
> delay and operator activity detector, what ends up happening is the response
> from the query triggers an auto-answer from your radio or software which
> triggers another (most of the time error) response response from the
> original service.  What should have been a 1+1 round-trip message, becomes a
> 1+1+1+1 with all of the attendant acks as well.
> This has been a common courtesy request from:
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
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