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[aprssig] Lowercase callsigns in AX.25/APRS messages

Andre aprs at pe1rdw.demon.nl
Fri Feb 17 21:47:04 UTC 2012


Op 17-2-2012 22:32, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) schreef:
> On 2/17/2012 4:24 PM, Andre wrote:
>> Op 17-2-2012 21:58, Andrew P. schreef:
>>>
>>> 2. Force users of my application to enter their own callsigns in 
>>> uppercase?
>>>
>> Altering their callsigns would be a big nono, only the servers are 
>> alowed to do that, igates must pass everything recieved unaltered and 
>> transmit only by insterting the } in front of the string to make it 
>> an thirthparty frame.
>
> He wasn't asking about altering the callsigns, but only supporting 
> uppercase callsigns in his RF and -IS capable APRS client.
>
Actualy he was asking about that:
3. Forcibly upshift their callsigns in the headers of 
forwarded/digipeated messages and/or displayed status tables?

That is a big nono, if it is recieved lowercase it should stay lowercase 
and offcourse that would only be posible on the IS.

73 Andre PE1RDW



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