[aprssig] D-Star Repeater (double) Objects

Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists hamlists at ametx.com
Fri Jul 28 16:19:48 CDT 2017


Because one is a station and the other is a repeater object.  They actually tell two different things.  Just because the comment is the same doesn't make their meaning the same.

73,

Pete Loveall AE5PL
pete at ae5pl dot net

> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Friday, July 28, 2017 3:14 PM
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] D-Star Repeater (double) Objects
> 
> Ok, so can you explain the reasoning behind the following two *packets*
> carrying the same redundant information?
> 
> I understand that one is an "IGate Station" and the other is a "Repeater Object",
> but if they're going to carry the same information, why inject both?  Or is this
> an operator mis-configuration that is amazingly prevalent in the D-Star/APRS
> arena?
> 
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32


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