[aprssig] APRS Rousing Refinement (RR) bits

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Oct 12 14:48:48 CDT 2017


One of the best possibilities for APRS refinement are the 6 RR bits in every
packet known as the RR bits.  I have proposed that they be used for a
Priority bit, an Operator present bit, and a Preempted bit.  There are 3
more still available.  See the topic in the APRS1.2 spec proposals:
http://aprs.org/aprs12.html

Or more specifically: http://aprs.org/aprs12/RR-bits.txt

We think these are all backwards compatible and welcome suggestions for
their use to maximum benefit.

Bob, Wb4APR

-----Original Message-----
> As long as we’re revising specs,...
> should we consider revising the entire protocol?


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