[aprssig] Where is the D710 UNPROTO parameter...

Joel Maslak jmaslak-aprs at antelope.net
Sun Jul 6 14:00:24 EDT 2008

On Jul 5, 2008, at 9:37 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> Its APK102, but that only shows up in messages, so we added a
> "=" on the end of the D710 mie-e packets to be able to
> distinguish the D710 from other D700's.  So look for peoples
> D700 text that ends in "=" and if they are not transmitting
> their frequency, you might see if they are aware that using
> STATUS #5 would make them able to be contacted.

Argh!  That is another non-orthogonal approach to protocol design.   
And kind of defeats the whole idea of MIC-E - to be as short as  
possible, or am I missing something?  Don't we have a compressed  
position format for non-MIC-E rigs, and doesn't that include an  
identifier of the sending station type?

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