#14 aprsd changes position in MicE-encoded Packets

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nobody
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2005-07-23
2005-07-23
Anonymous
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Hi,

Have a look at this packet
DK7JAN-2>U3PPP3,DK7JAN,DF0HHH,DB0KIL,DB0HHN*,TRACE5-2,qAO,DB9AZ-10:`[5l
[/>JAN

this is what aprsd made of
DK7JAN-2>U3PPP3,DK7JAN,DF0HHH,DB0KIL,DB0HHN*,TRACE5-2,qAO,DB9AZ-10:`
[5l [/>JAN

mention the rectangle-sign at the end where the
longtitude is encoded in Mic-E. The rectangle sign is
the ASCII-character 127 (DEL) it gets converted into a
(SPACE) which is, in my opinion, not defined in the
Mic-E-format at all.

This results in displaying a false-position on for
example findu.com normally the (DEL)-sign means the
longtitude is 9° or 99° East. With the (SPACE)
findu.com interprets it as 104° (for my packet).

This packet-mangling seems to happen with every aprsd
in our area but not many are complaining about this
issue beacause there are not many people on 9 or 99
degrees longtitude, obviously.

I don't like to drive somewhere in Ansgarsk in Russia
anymore...

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