[aprssig] Weird Behavior on the APRS-IS
hessu at hes.iki.fi
Tue Feb 18 16:48:58 CST 2014
On Tue, 18 Feb 2014, Heikki Hannikainen 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
aprsc 2.0.13 is now out, and fixes this bug, so the o/ISS filter will
start working better once servers are upgraded. It now works fine with
object timestamps using e 'h' 'z' or '/' format.
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