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[aprssig] What stations should respond to APRS queries?

Andrew P. andrewemt at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 9 18:02:02 UTC 2012

Weirder yet. On my local copy of Xastir, it will respond to ?PING? and ?APRSH queries, but not ?APRSD queries.  Which version of Xastir are you using?

Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO

> From: javier at kjsl.org
> Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 23:33:32 -0500
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] What stations should respond to APRS queries?
> On Mar 8, 2012, at 4:15 PM, Curt, WE7U wrote:
> > On Thu, 8 Mar 2012, Andrew P.  wrote:
> > 
> >> I'm curious, because I don't seem to be able to get answers from any clients (other than other instances of my own) from an IGate-only connected client.
> > 
> > If I recall correctly, Xastir has a small subset of queries it answers.  It only answers if the query was received on RF and sends the responses to RF.
> Query K4JH-1 with ?APRSD over the 'net and it will respond over the net. Every other Xastir instance I tried just now did it as well.
> 73,
> -jav k4jh
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