[OZAPRS] Re: UI-View32 position reports "unsupported packet format"

Tony Hunt wavetel at internode.on.net
Sat Apr 11 18:27:44 EST 2009

I have to agree with Philip on this one Richard. In the APRS spec its
probably refered to as the destination address field. UiView may display it
because its not entirely bound by the spec and very forgiving especially if
you have the "relaxed" frame check and locator check set in the Misc menu.

Tony Hunt  VK5AH

----- Original Message ----- 

> Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2009 07:37:10 +1200 (New Zealand Standard Time)
> From: "Phillip" <zl2tze at yahoo.com.au>
> Subject: Re: [OZAPRS] UI-View32 position reports "unsupported packet
> format"
> To: "Australian APRS Users" <ozaprs at aprs.net.au>
> Message-ID: <49DF9FE5.000007.82744 at SERVER>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
> Hi Richard,
>                         In your Ui-View manual you will see that the to
> destination field must be an APRS spec field and GPSMV is not
> APRS is what is required  Look under Staion setup in Ui-V 32 or UI-View
> destination in the 16 bit version.
> EG VK2SKY>GPSMV      not supported
>         V2SKY>APRS           correct
> In unproto path you should have some thing like :
> APRS, VK2RAG-1*,WIDE2-1    Not
> 73 Phillip
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Richard Murnane
> Date: 04/10/09 23:46:58
> To: OZAPRS mailing list
> Subject: [OZAPRS] UI-View32 position reports "unsupported packet format"
> Hi all,
> Looking at the Google APRS website (aprs.fi), I noticed that my home
> was not being shown on the map. Actually, it hasn't been shown since
> November last year. Looking at the raw packets page, I saw that my
> position reports are apparently in an "unsupported packet format".
> As you can see below, the initial UI-View beacon is recognised, but
> not the position report that follows:
>   2009-04-10 20:15:04 EST:
> VK2SKY>GPSMV,VK2RAG-1*,WIDE2-1,qAR,VK2ZEN-5:>100742zUI-View32 V2.03
>   2009-04-10 20:15:08 EST:
> VK2SKY>GPSMV,VK2RAG-1,VK2RTZ-1,WIDE2*,qAR,VK2ZEN-5: =3341.07S/
> 15106.01E-Email: vk2sky at wia.org.au {UIV32N} [Unsupported packet format]

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