[aprssig] Nuvi 350/Tracker 2

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Sun Jan 25 14:42:30 EST 2009

>> When I send a message from the Nuvi 
>> through the tracker 2, no matter 
>> what I set retries to on the T2, 
>> the message keeps getting resent 
>> indefinitely because it's not receiving an ACK.

For what it is worth, the APRS protocol expects all stations
under a callsign to receive and display incoming messages, but
ONLY the call with the matching SSID to ACK it.  Maybe the
message is sent to one SSID and the message is being received on
another SSID?

Bob, Wb4APR

> I believe that RETRIES only applies to messages sent from a
> program. On the subject, Scott N1VG just said over on the T2
> list...
>      The T2 is supposed to tell the Nuvi to cancel the message
if it
>      doesn't get through - for some reason that doesn't work. 
> I haven't
>      got it quite figured out yet, but I'll be fixing it 
> before the next
>      release.
> So perhaps RETRIES will be relevant at some point. Are you on
> Tracker 2 support list?
> 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
> --
> "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
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