[aprssig] Authentication over APRS was: Ab)Use of APRS for telemetry? Anyone doing it?

Tyler Allison tyler at allisonhouse.com
Mon Dec 6 10:52:07 EST 2004

> One could certainly use a OTP (one time pad), but that clearly violates
> the FCC rule mentioned above.

Why?  OTP's were designed specifically for your purpose. When the traffic
must be in the clear an OTP is a suitable security mechanism.

Everyone can see what you sent as the OTP password. It just wont do them
any good to use it since it's already changed by the time they see it.


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