Bill V WA7NWP wa7nwp at gmail.com
Mon May 30 13:12:34 EDT 2011

> Neat idea!
> But for over-the-air APRS, isn't the callsign limited to six characters
> plus a 4-bit SSID?  I.e., you wouldn't be able to get a max of 9
> characters, would you?  Or am I missing something and you weren't
> suggesting using this as an actual APRS source address for over-the-air
> packets?
> Thanks.
> Phil, N6TCT

iGates could set up to Gate-to-RF  FD* and then the Internet objects
will get sent wrapped in the 3rd party format.

Of course (grumble grumble) we should be doing this on RF to start
with anyway.

Bill - WA7NWP

> David Dobbins wrote:
>> Just for fun, would those stations participating in Field Day this
>> year please consider posting your FD location on the map, using this
>> format:
>> Callsign: FD-XXXXXX for a max total of 9 characters.
>> e.g. FD-W0HF   and in the comments field Oro Valley ARC CQ Field Day
>> e.g. FD-OVARC  and in the comments field W0HF Oro Valley ARC CQ FD

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