[aprssig] APRS Object format

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Wed Jun 22 18:30:24 EDT 2011

Bob WB4APR wrote...

>> Our coords are 41.864495/-88.428977
> That's in degrees. The APRS format is DDMM.mmN/DDDMM.mmW
> in degrees and minutes.
> ;FD-FRRL  *111111z4186.44N/-88428.97W;147.210MHz W9NE-8A

Actually, that still isn't quite right. You can't have more than 60 minutes.
Or were you quoting the original mis-configured coordinates?

;FD-FRRL  *111111z4151.87N/088258.74W;147.210MHz W9NE 8A

Ummm... should one be advertising a repeater frequency in a FD
object, or a simplex frequency. I suppose if it's a "talk in" frequency
instead of an operating frequency, it would be alright.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"

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