[aprssig] [RFC] Power Source Data Extension (symbol update)

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 10:46:28 CST 2017

On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 9:43 AM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> 2)      Strongly caution against use when a symbol overlay will do

because obfuscation is always better than clarity...

> 3)      Eliminate the default UTILITY and mains options, since that invites people to add 6 bytes of channel overhead to repeat the obvious.

Ridiculous, because it is NOT "default" for some station types.  The
proposed standard seems complete, why would you break it?

The proposal states:  "The PWR extension may be foregone when the
power source for a station is unremarkable."


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