[aprssig] Is floating point telemetry allowed in APRS?
lee.bengston at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 18:48:28 CDT 2013
On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 4:46 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
<ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:
> His position packet says:
> WA3NOA-RI>APRX21,qAR,WA3NOA-5:!4000.51NR07537.36W& WA3NOA Rx-only iGate and
> According to http://www.aprs.org/aprs11/tocalls.txt APRX21 is "APRXxx <39
> for OH2MQK's RX-igate", so that'd be the software that is likely generating
> the out-of-spec packets.
The name of the software is APRX. In this case APRX version 2.01. I
think the latest version is 2.06.
It's open source, so I downloaded the latest version and found this in
2011-12-25 Matti Aarnio - OH2MQK - KP20NG <oh2mqk at sral.fi>
* VERSION, aprx.c, TODO, INSTALL, doc/aprx-manual.*:
Fix telemetry "tocall" to use software identifier,
and to put "TCPIP*" on APRSIS beacon path.
So I think the telemetry packet issue was fixed as of 2.03.
Lee - K5DAT
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