[aprssig] Pocket Packet / messagae ACKs

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Mon Dec 17 12:14:50 EST 2012

I said...

> I'm not a Pocket Packet (iPhone, iPad, etc.) user, but exchanged
> some APRS messages with one today. I received messages from
> the user's iPad, and they received my replies, but they did NOT
> send ACKs back to me...

I exchanged some email with Antony SV1OAN, the author of
PocketPacket. He said...

> The reason that you don't see ACKs is that PocketPacket does
> not use them at all in this version. I have already started working
> on an update that will include - among many other changes -
> the ability to send and receive acknowledgments. I'm hoping to
> complete the update during the Christmas break.

That will be a big improvement for messaging to and from
users of his PocketPacket application.

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

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