[aprssig] Is floating point telemetry allowed in APRS?
hessu at hes.iki.fi
Wed Mar 27 15:02:47 CDT 2013
On Wed, 27 Mar 2013, Andrew P. wrote:
> I was adding support for telemetry analysis to my program YAAC, and
> found that some sites are sending floating point raw telemetry (instead
> of the range 0 to 255 integer values specified for the T# messages in
> the APRS 1.0.1 spec). Is this allowed by a later spec change I haven't
> read yet?
It's not in any specs that I know of. Also, some sites transmit larger
values than 255. 8 bits is very little, after all, it's year 2013, not
> Considering that it is in use in live sites, it looks like I need to
> support it regardless. But I was just wondering.....
I chose to parse it, too. Against the spec.
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