[aprssig] Direwolf Software TNC release 1.6 has finally arrived.

John Langner WB2OSZ wb2osz at comcast.net
Wed Oct 28 19:40:11 EDT 2020

The long awaited Direwolf Software TNC release 1.6 has finally arrived.

New Features include:

*  FX.25 - Forward error correction (FEC) added in a way that is completely
compatible with an ordinary AX.25 frame. See new document
AX25_plus_FEC_equals_FX25.pdf for details.

*  Receive AIS location data from ships.

*  Receive Emergency Alert System (EAS) Specific Area Message Encoding
(SAME). A sample application is provided to convert these to APRS messages.

New Documentation:

*  AX.25 + FEC = FX.25

*  AIS Reception

*  AX.25 Throughput: Why is 9600 bps Packet Radio only twice as fast as

*  Ham Radio of Things (HRoT) - IoT over Ham Radio

*  EAS SAME to APRS Message Converter

*  Dire Wolf PowerPoint Slide Show

More Details:

*  Direwolf runs on Linux (including Raspberry Pi), Windows, and Mac OSX.

*  https://github.com/wb2osz/direwolf/blob/master/README.md

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