[aprssig] C4LL/XXX and 4U1EIEIO

Ev Tupis w2ev at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 30 16:37:38 CST 2015


Yeah, I know all of this.
I'm simply asking if there are any standard conventions for embedding call signs in comment areas.
Ev

      From: Jason KG4WSV <kg4wsv at gmail.com>
 To: Ev Tupis <w2ev at yahoo.com>; TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org> 
 Sent: Monday, November 30, 2015 10:54 AM
 Subject: Re: [aprssig] C4LL/XXX and 4U1EIEIO
   
There are restrictions on the callsign based on the technical aspects of ax.25 networking (6 character alphanumeric case insensitive callsign followed by SSID between 0 and 15 inclusive, no SSID is -0).  So all of these



WB4APR/1S
VE3MARINES
K4HG/MM2

are not AX.25 compliant callsigns and therefore won't work over RF.
Legal requirements vary, depends on the equivalent of our FCC in your country.  Based on my understanding of FCC rules, i simply add my callsign in the comment field when using a tactical call.
-Jason
kg4wsv

 
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