[aprssig] Polite to TX-igate weather warnings?

Curt Mills curt.we7u at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 11:52:04 EDT 2016

What? You're saying you can't connect an igate to a Firenet server and gate
messages between Firenet and RF? The default for a bidirectional igate is
to gate messages to RF for any stations heard recently on RF there.

I would expect you could still do that -and- choose to send weather alerts
through that were of interest for that area. Not so?

Are you saying that a Firenet server can only ACCEPT packets from others
but can't send to an igate which sends to RF?

On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 8:23 AM, Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists via aprssig <
aprssig at tapr.org> wrote:

> Note also that FireNet does not support IGates (port 14580 is not an IGate
> capable port) and that is intentional so RF does not get overloaded
> (FireNet has a massive number of objects and messages that are not seen on
> 73,
> Pete Loveall AE5PL
> pete at ae5pl dot net
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Curt Mills [mailto:curt.we7u at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Monday, March 28, 2016 9:53 AM
> > Subject: Re: [aprssig] Polite to TX-igate weather warnings?
> >
> > Note: There are additional weather alerts which are useful for saving
> life
> > and/or property: These are being decoded and sent to the Firenet
> servers. If
> > you connect there instead of the regular APRS-IS you'll see quite a few
> more
> > alerts, along with the alerts sent to APRS-IS by Pete's software.
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Curt, WE7U
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