[aprssig] APRS-IS passcode use

Javier Henderson javier at kjsl.org
Mon Feb 14 08:12:09 EST 2011

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 8:07 AM, Danny Pease <dpease at adams.net> wrote:

> I need to know about passcode use. I had one assigned a few years back and
> have used it ever since for my home station. I have requested another one
> for mobile and portable use, but they send me back the existing one. Can
> the
> same APRS-IS passcode be used by more than one device at the same time? I
> seem to remember having an issue with this some years back when I was
> trying
> to run UI-View from two different computers at the same time.

The passcode is constructed based on your callsign, without any SSID taken
into account. You should not have any problems using the same passcode
concurrently by multiple SSIDs.

-jav w6vms
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