[aprssig] Digital repeater Objects
bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Oct 28 14:04:03 EDT 2010
> Oh yea! Duh! ... But those with frequency do risk a
> world-wide collision, right? Therefore freq for a name ain't
> such a good idea after all. I was thinking of the user
> seeing the freq on the display...like on your locakl info
Not sure of the wording above, but YES, the intent is to have
the FREQ show up in the STATION List. You just have to be
inventive in finding a unique "xyz" string in the 9 byte name
FFF.FFxyz... If is a 5 Khz repeater, then you only have "yz" to
Good news is that if you are first with a given combo, then
everyone else has to avoid y ou...
> re-think time.
> 73, Steve, K9DCI USN (Vet) MOT (Ret) Ham (Yet)
> --- On Wed, 10/27/10, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
> > From: Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
> > Subject: Re: [aprssig] Digital repeater Objects
> > To: "'TAPR APRS Mailing List'" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> > Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 5:46 PM
> > > I speculated as follows
> > > 444.025+P = P25
> > > 444.025+? = ?
> > > 444.025+D = D-Star or DMR Or perhaps 444.025+M =
> > dMr
> > A frequency object should be chosen so that its object name
> > is
> > worldwide unique if you want to see it on the
> > APRS-IS. Thus you
> > cannot standardize on the "xyz" bytes in the "FFF.Ffxyz"
> > byte
> > object name field.
> > Just choose something unique. Check the APRS-IS to
> > see what
> > other repeaters on your freq are using...
> > Bob, Wb4APR
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