[aprssig] CQ Server operational question

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Thu Jul 3 15:14:05 EDT 2008

On Thu, 3 Jul 2008, Randy Allen wrote:

> Doug Ferrell wrote:
> >
> >   The best way for it to work (IMHO) would be a CALLSIGN dupe. That way if
> > you were just pinging along in a parking lot, 2 callsigns in 30 seconds
> > would digi only once.
> >
> Just so long as the algorithm is using the full callsign including SSID
> to ensure that, for instance, if my home and my mobile (-7) both beacon
> within 30 seconds I don't lose the mobile beacon as a dupe.

As I recall the dupe-checking uses the SOURCE, DESTINATION, and the
INFO field.  It ignores the digipeater PATH section as that gets
changed as it goes from digi to digi.  The SOURCE/DESTINATION fields
include SSID, so it works as you described.

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