[aprssig] Newbie APRS object question

Fred Eckert fredeckert at hotmail.com
Thu May 21 21:13:45 EDT 2009

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ wrote:

> One question that no one has asked yet.  Are you AT the Digi?  Or are you 
> trying to put an object onto APRS-IS (the Internet) and expect that, with 
> the proper path, some IGate or Digi will pick it up and send it out over 
> the "local" RF?  If it's the latter, I'm afraid you're out of luck unless 
> you're close friends with an IGate operator where you'd like the object to 
> be transmitted.

I am not at the digi. I was hoping to do the latter. I can send APRS 
messages from my PC to RF. Why can't I send objects? Do I need some sort of 
authorization to transmit objects to RF from the local IGate operator?

Thanks for the enlightenment.


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