[aprssig] tactical call identifier packet

Wes Johnston, AI4PX wes at ai4px.com
Wed Jul 23 14:45:11 EDT 2008

Agreed... but how do I know that 0x1234567890 is the OIC?  and 0x4567988473
is the NCOIC?


On 7/23/08, Joel Maslak <jmaslak-aprs at antelope.net> wrote:
> On Jul 23, 2008, at 12:25 PM, Wes Johnston, AI4PX wrote:
> > In the case of RFID cards, they have fixed serial numbers, and
> > we'll be transmitting those serial numbers over the air as the name
> > of an object, or as the name of a station.  We need someway to map
> > the serial number of the RFID card to a callsign.  Doesn't matter
> > whether we transmit as an object or posit packet, it still needs to
> > have the serial number converted to a callsign.
> The packet's "From" address in an object packet, IIRC, should be a
> valid callsign of the sending station.  That lets other stations know
> who sent the object.
> The packet's object name would be the serial number.
> So every object packet could include both.  It would also let one
> sending station have 200 RFID cards if needed.
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