[aprssig] Kenwood 700 digi

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Wed Jul 19 12:42:41 EDT 2017

That seems to be a bug in the 700 firmware.  It will digipeat it's own 
packet if it copies it back from a digipeater and the packet still has 
an unused path component that the 700 responds to.  This was discovered 
during the AT Golden Packet event a few years ago.

Interestingly, based on this year's AT GP event, I don't believe the 
D710 has this issue.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

On 7/19/2017 12:20 PM, Denny Phillips II wrote:
> Hi All,
> Thanks for your previous help.  We have an EmComm digi set up that is 
> an older 700.  It has been set this way for 10+ years with only being 
> changed from .390 to .340 for special events and back.  In testing a 
> new APRS plotting software that one of our guys has developed, I 
> noticed that this radio is digi'ing it's self once and a while.  
> Specifically if it sends a beacon out, it will get it back from 
> another digi and send it out again.  I don't know the settings of the 
> radio.  We are going to go look at it Friday and re-program if 
> needed.  Is this the best source for the settings on the old 700? 
> http://www.aprs.org/D7xx/d700digi.txt
> Here is a sample of the beacon being sent out.  All these came into my 
> radio within 10seconds.
> N0ESQ-1>S9QUXY,WIDE2-2:'q^ml #/]EmComm CO Devil's Head Digi
> N0ESQ-1>S9QUXY,W0UPS-10*,WIDE2-1:'q^ml #/]EmComm CO Devil's Head Digi
> N0ESQ-1>S9QUXY,WD4IXD-10,KC0D,WIDE2*:'q^ml #/]EmComm CO Devil's Head Digi
> N0ESQ-1>S9QUXY,AC0VP-10,N0ESQ-1,WIDE2*:'q^ml #/]EmComm CO Devil's Head 
> Digi
> N0ESQ-1>S9QUXY,WD4IXD-10,N0ESQ-1,WIDE2*:'q^ml #/]EmComm CO Devil's 
> Head Digi
> If I just need to follow the settings in the link above, I'll do that 
> and we should be good.
> 73
> Denny, W0DDP
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