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

andre aprs at pe1rdw.demon.nl
Fri Jul 18 09:26:27 CDT 2014

op 18-07-14 16:05, Robert Bruninga schreef:
> Selecting a unique name is easy.  Just browse aprs.fi/NAME
> <http://aprs.fi/NAME> where NAME is the location one wants to use for
> the given digipeater.  If nothing else in the world matches, then the
> name is unique.  If there is a match, then change the name to make it
> unique.
Just more trouble setting up when callsigns are already unique

> Being able to instantly see what are humans (ham communicators) among a
> 100 deep list of callsigns (half of which are digipeaters or other
> inannimate objects is a useful capability when trying to actually
> communicate using APRS.  It also makes it instantly obvious where one's
> signals are being digipeated (by location) instead of some random
> collection of letters (callsigns). Bob, WB4APR
Isn't that what you invented icons for?
Used correctly it already shows type of station and type of opperation.

73 de Andre PE1RDW

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