[aprssig] Weird Behavior on the APRS-IS

Lee Bengston lee.bengston at gmail.com
Tue Feb 18 05:52:54 CST 2014


On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 1:20 AM, Heikki Hannikainen <hessu at hes.iki.fi>wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Feb 2014, Stephen H. Smith wrote:
>
>  I then noticed that KJ4ERJ's ISS object originates with  fourth.aprs.net.
>>  I then thought maybe I could cut out some delays and latency by logging
>> into fourth and getting as close to the source as possible.     When I
>> connected to fourth, I got NOTHING !
>>
>
> I investigated this one just now. aprsc's APRS object decoder has a silly
> little bug, it doesn't handle objects having HHMMSSh timestamp - only
> DDHHMMz. The ISS object has a HHMMSSh timestamp and aprsc doesn't take that
> as a valid object, so the object filter won't pass it on.
>
> The bug is simple, and the fix is simple too, I'll release a new version
> soon.
>
>   - Hessu
>
> Makes sense given firenet.us is running javAPRSSrvr.

Lee - K5DAT
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