[aprsspec] Re: APRS Activity FlagCurt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Sep 7 16:40:12 UTC 2004
On Wed, 1 Sep 2004, Robert Bruninga wrote: > Some time ago we debated a user activity flag that would > indicate HUMAN presence at a station (detected by > APRS activity or mouse movement or APRS with FOCUS > in the last net-cycle time (10 or 30 mins). > > The bit used was the CASE of the NORTH/SOUTH byte. > > Lower Case means a human is active at the station. > Uppercase means a human has not touched APRS > in over 10 (or 30) mins... > > Has anyone other than APRSdos implemented this? We have not implemented this in Xastir. > If not, do you accept LOWER case for the N/S byte > in the Position formats... Yes Uncompressed position reports Yes GPRMC Yes GPGGA Yes GPGLL No Mic-E (not possible) No Base-91 Compressed (not possible) -- Curt, WE7U http://www.eskimo.com/~archer "Lotto: A tax on people who are bad at math." -- unknown "Windows: Microsoft's tax on computer illiterates." -- WE7U "The world DOES revolve around me: I picked the coordinate system!"
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