[aprssig] APRS: IoT via Ham Radio (-> telemetry format)
John Langner WB2OSZ
wb2osz at comcast.net
Wed Nov 20 20:02:30 EST 2019
> It'd make sense to relax this limit and
> adopt Kenneth's Proposed Telemetry Format.
Yes, a lot of people reached that same conclusion long ago.
A few years ago, when doing some research, I looked at a lot of signals over
the air and a few different APRS telemetry implementations. What I found
is that essentially no one pays attention to the original restriction of
exactly 3 digits in the range of 000 to 255. Variable length floating point
numbers are the norm and all of the applications that I looked at knew how
to deal with them.
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