[aprssig] Killing objects

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Sat May 2 16:12:00 EDT 2009

Thank you

I am tracking planes, and the kill message from the data stream just 
contains the object not a position.

I will look further into it.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tapio Sokura" <oh2kku at iki.fi>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 03, 2009 1:20 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Killing objects

> Andrew Rich wrote:
>>  Killing off objects
>>     Is it necessary to send the lat and lon of an object you are sending
>> kill for ?
> You should at least have a syntactically valid lat/lon in the kill
> packet, if you don't have the exact lat/lon of the "live" object. At
> least the parsers I have intimate knowledge of, won't process an object
> packet, dead or alive, if it doesn't contain a lat/lon.
> Also if you have a generic lat/lon in the kill packet instead of the
> real location of the object, your kill packet might not make it to the
> area the object was located at, in the APRS-IS (due to location filters).
>   Tapio
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