[aprssig] APRS Mobile 1.0 Released for iPhone/iPad

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Mon Sep 22 20:03:40 CDT 2014


On Sep 22, 2014, at 7:50 PM, Javier Henderson <javier at kjsl.org> wrote:

> There is already code in place, aprsc supports it and some of us are using it on tier 2 servers and hubs. The well known APRSdroid app supports SSL as well, and KD7LXL wrote a wiki page once on using stunnel to allow just about every APRS-IS client to use certs.
> 
> So we’re not just talking about it, but every time we bring it up you try to shut it down.
> 
I'm not truing to "shut it down", I'm trying to make it clear that this is a lock on the front door of a house without a back door. Yes, you can use certs instead of a passcode, but I can put a packet on the APRS IS that looks exactly like a packet you have sent through your cert mechanism. So this accomplishes nothing.

If you disagree, exactly how is this system more secure?

Steve K4HG


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