[aprssig] Maximum APRS Packet Lengths

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Nov 29 07:55:55 CST 2016


> APRS Message contents are limited to 67...
> ... is way less than 214...

Because the probability of delivery success for a 214 long packet is only
30% of the shorter 67 byte packet.  Unacceptable.

APRS was designed for short packets to keep the channel more reliable for
everyone.

Bob, WB4APR


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