[aprssig] [APRS] DIGIPEATER Callsigns (by location)

andre aprs at pe1rdw.demon.nl
Fri Jul 18 09:16:17 CDT 2014


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op 18-07-14 13:56, SARTrack Admin schreef:
> On 18/07/2014 13:35, David Andrzejewski wrote:
>> This isn't really different than what we do with objects (like
>> frequency objects) today.
> 
> Yes it is, because both the 'From' callsign and the Object name are
> in known locations, and it is possible (but a pain in the neck) to 
> sepparate all the identical Objectnames by pairing them with the
> 'From' callsign, that is, the owner of the Object.
> 
> This is NOT possible if the 'From' callsign is a non-unique name,
> and the actual 'From' callsign is added somewhere in a non-standard
> location in the Information field.
> 
> And note that, if a Station would also use this system, and it
> transmits an Object, than it becomes even more nasty to try to find
> out to whom an Object belongs to. However, I think Bob just wanted
> to do it with Digipeaters... but then, where is the limit?
> 
> Bart
> 
Actualy most objects should be from digipeaters with no path to limit
the air time used by transmitting them.

Also not everywhere transmitting with anything other then a hamcall is
allowed so it can not legaly be a global recomendation.

I also fail to see the use for it, you already know what area you are
going trough and kenwood radios already display the distance and
direction so all the info is already known.
Using geographical callsigns is wastings information space.

73 de Andre PE1RDW
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