[aprssig] Maximum APRS Packet Lengths and 3rd party use?
Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
ldeffenb at homeside.to
Wed Nov 30 18:33:30 EST 2016
On 11/30/2016 6:06 PM, Jim Alles wrote:
> However, there is at this time an APRS software package that appears
> to be not working properly. And provides the use of other,
> blocking-type filters (client-side).
Maybe I missed something, but to what is this referring?
> So we will need to define your use of the word 'filter', and it would
> be very helpful to know what software package you are using.
And possibly about which one you are concerned?
> As far as server-side (filter) subscriptions, there are none required
> for an IGate, and it is strongly recommended to start out with that
> field blank, in your IGate client.
> What might go in there is a very limited list of 'buddies' who might
> get VIP treatment for some reason. Or very specific weather alerts.
> But you need to learn a lot about that before swamping the RF side of
This is not a valid general statement. APRSISCE/32 supports a filtered
APRS-IS feed for local display without gating anything but messages
addressed to recently heard local stations from the -IS feed to the
local RF environment. Before making statements like blank filters for
IGate clients, it would help to know to which APRS software is in use.
Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
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