[OZAPRS] "To" field

Norm McMillan vk3xci at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 13:13:10 AEDT 2018

Thank you for the info Jim,
It all makes sense now!

norm vk3xci

On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 11:14 PM Jim Tittsler <ZL2IA at onnz.net> wrote:

> On 2018-10-11 05:49 PM, Norm McMillan wrote:
> > Watching a number (quite a number!) of packets as I set up and fine tune
> > things, something caught my eye. The first fiel in the string following
> > the "from" callsign seems to change. I always thought this was generated
> > by the TNC/Tracker .
> > 2018-10-10 13:45:40 AEDT:
> VK3XCI-7>DEB1W0,WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2,qAR,VK3WRM-5:'F`cl#XK\]"4Y}Let the Good
> times Roll
> The "destination callsign" field of a Mic-E formatted packet provides 7
> bytes worth of the position information (mostly the latitude, with the
> first part of the information/text field containing the rest of the
> position) allowing a more compact, but less human-readable, reporting
> format.
>   ftp://www.tapr.org/projects/mic-edev/software/mic-e-proto.html
> There are several software "decoders" that will translate a MIC-E packet
> into a human-readable form if you want to examine the raw data stream.
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