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[aprsspec] Lower case characters in APRS-IS paths?

Roger Bille roger.bille at telia.com
Fri Oct 27 07:15:42 UTC 2006


 8-bit is used in the payload part of that packet.

 73 de Roger/sm5nrk

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprsspec-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprsspec-
> bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of AE5PL Lists
> Sent: den 26 oktober 2006 23:49
> To: TAPR APRS Specification Discussion List
> Subject: RE: [aprsspec] Lower case characters in APRS-IS paths?
> 
> The generally accepted restrictions are A-Z, a-z, 0-9 with a maximum of
> one hyphen used to designate a one or two character SSID.  The SSID does
> not have to be numeric.  An asterisk may only be used at the end of a
> callsign-SSID to designate "repeated by".
> 
> 73,
> 
> Pete Loveall AE5PL
> mailto:pete at ae5pl.net
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tapio Sokura
> > Posted At: Thursday, October 26, 2006 4:41 PM
> > Subject: Re: [aprsspec] Lower case characters in APRS-IS paths?
> >
> > So what exactly should be allowed on APRS-IS? A-Z, a-z, 0-9,
> > and dash (-), plus star (*) at the end of callsigns? Or
> > should the whole 7-bit (or 8-bit?) ASCII character set (byte
> > values 32 and above) be allowed?
> > At least ':' and ',' can't be allowed as they are used as
> > path separator characters in the path.
> 
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