[aprssig] firenet filters problem

Javier Henderson javier at kjsl.org
Fri Oct 12 09:05:10 EDT 2012

On Oct 12, 2012, at 8:56 AM, kevin paetzold <kevin.paetzold at townisp.com> wrote:

> I have not really seen anyone comment on the firenet issue I am not having.  It seems that it does not accept my filter string (which is the same i have used for years).  When I revert to a trivial filter (m/500) it seems to accept but NEVER sends any packets down the connection to me.

A filter like that won't send anything until the APRS-IS server gets a position packet from you. Otherwise, it doesn't know where you are, and it can't calculate what's within 500 kilometers from you.

-jav k4jh

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