[aprssig] Error checking within APRS packets

Lee Bengston lee.bengston at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 23:35:38 EDT 2011

On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 9:35 AM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
<ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:

> And as for find out what TNCs are still in use, it might have been possible
> if TNCs actually put some sort of identifier in their transmissions, but
> many don't.  My APRSISCE/32 client uses every trick and signature that I've
> been able to discover to figure out what the software or hardware is that is
> generating the packets for a station, but it still comes up with 8,352 (43%)
> "Generic" and 442 (2.2%) "Unrecognized" out of the 36,700 stations that have
> been active in the past 2 hours (including CWOP and firenet.us).

Fyi, looking at what the APRSIS32 client picks up in my area, under
View Platforms it shows the K3PDK-1 IGate as "other", but there should
be enough of a signature there to recognize it as aprx.  aprs.fi
recognizes it as aprx.


Lee - K5DAT

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