[aprssig] APRS destination for Anytone equipments??

Heikki Hannikainen hessu at hes.iki.fi
Wed Aug 14 08:31:55 EDT 2019


There is, in fact, a recently assigned tocall for Anytone.

  4 Jun 19 added APATxx for Anytone

It's included in https://github.com/hessu/aprs-deviceid too.

On Wed, 14 Aug 2019, Stephen H. Smith via aprssig wrote:

> On 8/14/2019 5:01 AM, Rafa - EB2DJB wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm Rafa EB2DJB, an APRS freaky in Spain.
>> As you know, the Anytone DMR handy (AT-D878D) can act as a APRS tracker, 
>> sending it's position at (EU) 144.800 Mhz.
>> But, it has not assigned a "destination call" for the beacons.
>> Yaesu, Kenwood and others have a special call to send the gps beacons, so 
>> any application knows that this is sent by a particular equipment.
>> Now I've configured it, to send to the same destination as the APRSDroid 
>> APP, so it's detected like if I were sending from the refered APP.
> Any string of up to 6 letters and numbers will work, as long as they begin 
> with AP .    The strings for specific software  and/or hardware are assigned 
> by  Bob Bruninga WB4APR (the founder of APRS).   It is up to the programmer 
> or manufacturer to contact Bob for a new destination call.  Some do not do 
> this.
> Without an "official" destination call issued by Bob, I would suggest 
> something like  AP878    or  APA878    for now.
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   - Hessu

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