[aprssig] APRS-IS Passcode Has Become An Utter and Total Joke....

Lawrence LaBranche capdiamont at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 29 10:50:35 CDT 2014


Yes, the aprs network could be flooded. The only safeguard is moving to more secure, or prohibiting all is to rf traffic. 

Lawrence LaBranche KI6ZQY

> On Mar 28, 2014, at 7:24 PM, "qrv at kd4e.com" <qrv at kd4e.com> wrote:
> 
> Is it possible that someone(s) could flood APRS with bogus traffic
> using genuine callsigns?
> 
> Just curious about potential vulnerability if APRS is tasked as a
> significant technology during a major incident.
> 
> Not paranoid, just thinking ahead strategically.
> 
> David KD4E
> 
>> No news.  Perhaps the sky would be falling but for the continuing good faith
>> and civility of our self-policing radio service.  If there appear immoral
>> interlopers pirating amateur RF, they must be "crowd-sourced" and not
>> encouraged.  <grin>
>> 73, Cap KE6AFE
> 
> 
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