[aprssig] Are Positionless Weather Report packets supported by APRS-IS and/or aprs.fi?
Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
ldeffenb at homeside.to
Tue Mar 4 13:08:06 CST 2014
Got a station ID that we can look at specifically? Or a sample packet
that you think you're sending?
Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
On 3/4/2014 1:22 PM, Andrew P. wrote:
> Greetings, all.
> Per info explained to me in a previous exchange on this mailing list,
> it appears that only APRS stations with a weather station symbol code
> "_" can include weather information in their position reports and
> expect to have other stations successfully decode it as weather data.
> Since my software (YAAC) allows a station to be a digipeater, an
> I-gate, AND be connected to weather sensors at the same time, it would
> be nice to be able to send that weather data. So I updated the
> software so that, if the user has weather data to send and wants to
> send it, but isn't beaconing a weather station symbol, a Positionless
> Weather Report message (APRS 1.0.1 spec, chapter 12) will be sent
> after the position report to carry the weather data.
> However, I'm not seeing the positionless weather report messages from
> my station on aprs.fi. Are they being filtered out by the APRS-IS
> servers, or by aprs.fi itself? Or is there some obscure transmission
> bug I still need to fix?
> Any advice would be welcome.
> Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO
> author of YAAC
> aprssig mailing list
> aprssig at tapr.org
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