Order Tray | Contact Us | Home | SIG Lists

[ax25-layer2] 7-byte address proposal

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Aug 3 17:47:39 UTC 2006

Is this USA or internationally?

>>> k5rud at arrl.net 08/03/06 1:39 PM >>>
No, a call sign is restriced to a 4 character suffix. 

Montgomery County, TX

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pete Loveall AE5PL" <pete at ae5pl.net>
To: "Discussion of Link Layer use of AX.25" <ax25-layer2 at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2006 8:35 AM
Subject: RE: [ax25-layer2] 7-byte address proposal

Unfortunately, nothing restricts 7 character calls to be alphabetic in
all but the third position.  The World Cup callsigns were a good example
of this (DQ2006A to DQ2006Z).  Also, nothing restricts countries like
the USA with single letter prefixes from using a 1x5 format (K5AAAAA for


Pete Loveall AE5PL 

ax25-layer2 mailing list
ax25-layer2 at lists.tapr.org 

More information about the ax25-layer2 mailing list