[aprssig] Email addresses in APRS

Dave Baxter Dave at emv.co.uk
Mon Aug 11 05:02:31 EDT 2008

Over hear, many people use (a) in place of the @
(d) would be interpreted as . (dot)

We need a GLOBAL standard for this!

But then, the spammers will know how to de-mangle the addresses too, so
back to square one!


Dave G0WBX 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Bruninga [mailto:bruninga at usna.edu] 
> Subject: [aprssig] Email addresses in APRS
> Many are hesitant to include their Email address in their 
> APRS packets for fear of SPAM.
> Maybe we need a unique ham radio equvalent for "@".
> Actually, we do.  It is "de"...
> In other words... wb4apr de amsat.org which only wastes 3 
> extra bytes...
> Or wb4apr(d)amsat.org which wastes two but makes it one 
> word...  we need an ARRL standard for ham radio.
> Bob, WB4APR
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