[aprssig] Kenwood 700 digi
Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
ldeffenb at homeside.to
Wed Jul 19 11:42:41 CDT 2017
That seems to be a bug in the 700 firmware. It will digipeat it's own
packet if it copies it back from a digipeater and the packet still has
an unused path component that the 700 responds to. This was discovered
during the AT Golden Packet event a few years ago.
Interestingly, based on this year's AT GP event, I don't believe the
D710 has this issue.
Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
On 7/19/2017 12:20 PM, Denny Phillips II wrote:
> Hi All,
> Thanks for your previous help. We have an EmComm digi set up that is
> an older 700. It has been set this way for 10+ years with only being
> changed from .390 to .340 for special events and back. In testing a
> new APRS plotting software that one of our guys has developed, I
> noticed that this radio is digi'ing it's self once and a while.
> Specifically if it sends a beacon out, it will get it back from
> another digi and send it out again. I don't know the settings of the
> radio. We are going to go look at it Friday and re-program if
> needed. Is this the best source for the settings on the old 700?
> Here is a sample of the beacon being sent out. All these came into my
> radio within 10seconds.
> N0ESQ-1>S9QUXY,WIDE2-2:'q^ml #/]EmComm CO Devil's Head Digi
> N0ESQ-1>S9QUXY,W0UPS-10*,WIDE2-1:'q^ml #/]EmComm CO Devil's Head Digi
> N0ESQ-1>S9QUXY,WD4IXD-10,KC0D,WIDE2*:'q^ml #/]EmComm CO Devil's Head Digi
> N0ESQ-1>S9QUXY,AC0VP-10,N0ESQ-1,WIDE2*:'q^ml #/]EmComm CO Devil's Head
> N0ESQ-1>S9QUXY,WD4IXD-10,N0ESQ-1,WIDE2*:'q^ml #/]EmComm CO Devil's
> Head Digi
> If I just need to follow the settings in the link above, I'll do that
> and we should be good.
> Denny, W0DDP
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