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

Randy Love rlove31 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 10:40:30 CDT 2014

Of course, you should CHECK YOUR PROPOSED ID on aprs.fi or elsewhere before
implementing it to make sure it's unique.

(That's a no brainer to me, but not everyone thinks like I do!)


On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 11:37 AM, Randy Love <rlove31 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've only been recommending and doing this since the late '90's.
> Welcome aboard, Mr. Bruninga!
> 73,
> Randy
> WF5X
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 11:09 AM, Fredric Moses <fred at moses.bz> wrote:
>> I switched all of the Digi/Igates we run here in michigan to "tactical"
>> based callsigns from the sheer fact of I was running out of -ssid's on my
>> callsign and my club callsign...  Not to mention when watching the scroll
>> it makes troubleshooting much simpler to see the packet paths based on
>> name...   And as I am not the only one in our group taking care of the
>> fleet everybody knows what  HOLLY,HOLAND just by watching it... But
>> W8FSM-5,W8FSM-2 isn't always clear to others.... And this is as we are
>> watching raw packets not looking at maps or clients..  I did just get a
>> D710 and it's nice that it shows the name of the site right on the screen
>> that was digied off from..
>> We made these changes back in 08 and haven't looked backed since..
>> --
>> Fredric Moses - W8FSM - WQOG498
>> fred at moses.bz
>> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 10:33 AM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
>> wrote:
>>> ICONS do not show up in the station list.  ANd glancing at the station
>>> list is the quickest means of getting situational awareness while driving.
>>>  The #1 objective of APRS...
>>> Conversly, poking around and selecting EACH station out of a 100 deep
>>> list while driving just to see what it is, is something I hope that mobile
>>> operators do not do.
>>>  Bob, Wb4APR
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