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[aprssig] BALDY APRS Station

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Mon May 21 15:08:52 UTC 2012


I repeat my original PS:

> No, I'm not trying to start a flame war about Tactical station IDs. 
>  I'm just trying to help the collisions get sorted out as I notice them.


On 5/21/2012 9:11 AM, John Gorkos wrote:
> A considerate APRS manager would include RFONLY or NOGATE in the path 
> of all tactical stations.

Actually, that choice alienates a bunch of hams assisting with an event 
that may not have APRS RF capability but COULD remain aware of the 
overall situation via an APRS-IS client filtered to the local area to 
avoid any potential interference from duplicate tactical calls.  You 
might as well keep all your packets 7 bytes shorter (the length of a 
path component in the AX.25 header) and let the APRS-IS do whatever it 
wills with the tactically-named stations' packets.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
> John Gorkos
> AB0OO
>




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