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[aprssig] APRS Telemetry Question

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Sun Oct 14 12:23:52 UTC 2012


On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 6:01 PM, Steve Noskowicz <noskosteve at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> ... Every single character ... is part of the specification,
>
>   Not quite, as I pointed out.

If you note the field length it says 5.  Not 2-5, 0-5, etc (as it does
in other places for variable length fields).  This is clearly a
fixed-width field, the T, #, 3 digits, and the comma are required.

Even if some parsers accept mal-formed packets, the spec is pretty
clear in this area, IMO.

-Jason
kg4wsv



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