[aprssig] APRS Object format

Eric Lorenz K9LGE k9lge at emlorenz.com
Wed Jun 22 17:00:48 EDT 2011


Thanks for the help...am setting it up now. If you don't mind, I am 
going to put the string here...do I have it right?

Our coords are 41.864495/-88.428977

;FD-FRRL  *111111z4186.44N/-88428.97W;147.210MHz W9NE-8A

Also, 2 questions-

1)I am assuming that I need to set MYCALL to be ID-legal...do I set that 
to my callsign, or the club's?

2) Do/can I put anything in BTEXT?

Eric K9LGE
For the FRRL W9NE Field Day operation

On 6/22/2011 3:38 PM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
>> concerning posting an APRS FD Object...using a KPC-3
>> ... so I can format the LT string for my KPC-3.
> Set the LText 1 to this:
> ;FD-xxxxxx*111111zDDMM.mmN/DDDMM.mmW;comment_goes_here
> Set BLT 1 every 00:15:00
> Set LTP 1 to APN383 VIA WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1
> The LText is FIXED field formatted up to the "comment..." so it must be
> exact.  If the object name is shorter than xxxxxx then add spaces.
> The above sends out an object every 15 minutes from NOW TILL FD.  Turn it on
> and leave it on from home till you get there!
> Good luck!
> (I hope I got that right!)
> Bob, Wb4APR

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