[aprssig] APRS Object format

Eric Lorenz K9LGE k9lge at emlorenz.com
Wed Jun 22 17:11:03 EDT 2011

Actually, I'm not sure I got the location right...I used the decimal 
equivalent, but not sure that was what you were asking for...

The coords are....
41d 51m 52.18s N
88d 25m 44.32s W

so would it be 4151.52N/08825.44W?

Thanks again, for the help!

Eric K9LGE

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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