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Re: ISS Unproto Destination Address

Hi All,

Maybe I'm under the mistaken impression that ariss.net *only* takes its 
positions from the body of the packet, either in grid square or LAT/LON 
formats. I don't remember that it parses the header of the packet to get the 
position report.

In a keyboard QSO.... if I were only going to receive ONE packet from 
someone, then I would rather know their name than their location.  If I see 
someone on the ISS for the first time and want to say hi, I'd rather that they 
use their name on the destination address so that I can say "hi [name]" 
instead of "hi [callsign]". That is what makes this method seem more friendly 
(and efficient) to me.  And with my poor memory, I may not remember your 
name until we have said hi to each other many times.

Well, that's my 2 cents worth...

73 de Stan/W4SV

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