[aprssig] Interesting APES sideeffect

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Sat Dec 14 21:18:56 CST 2013


If Igates transmit over the air, they must ID according to their country 
rules.  However, the APRS-IS is not so constrained.

And if you want some other visualizations of APRS activity, check out:

http://ldeffenb.dnsalias.net/Tracking/Act24/*

The newest plots are at the bottom of the list.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

On 12/14/2013 7:20 PM, qrv at kd4e.com wrote:
> Perhaps the ARRL can recommend igate ops callsign & if that's
> ignored get a FCC rule?
>
> It's kind of ridiculous for anything to ever go out over the
> air without the last-op's callsign attached - an unhelpful
> in Ham-related traffic even if over the Internet.
>
>> It would also be useful if all Igates were required to send their
>> position before being allowed to igate any packets. There have been many
>> times that I would be trying to see just where my packets were going
>> only to run into a dead end because the igates position was unknown.
>> There are still some digis out there that don't insert there callsign in
>> the packets path. This affects the mentioned web site as well as Findu
>> and DB0ANF (http://www.db0anf.de/app/aprs).
>> Max KG4PID
>
>
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