[aprssig] APRS Mobile 1.0 Released for iPhone/iPad

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Mon Sep 22 13:19:56 CDT 2014


On Sep 22, 2014, at 9:30 AM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:

> Ug.  And this conforms how to the requirement on http://www.aprs-is.net/Connecting.aspx (emphasis theirs):
> 
>> It is the responsibility of each software author to provide the proper passcode to their individual users on a request basis. This is to aid in keeping APRS-IS restricted to amateur radio use only.
> 
> IMHO, it should default to -1 until some contact is made to honor the responsibility of the software author to get a proper passcode for their callsign.
> 
Again, this is busy work. There is NO security provided by the passcode, at this point it is nothing but an annoyance. If you would feel even the slightest bit better if it defaults to -1 you are delusional. 

Steve K4HG


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