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Re: ISS Unproto Destination Address

Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2001 12:30:19 -0400 (EDT)
From: Bob Bruninga <bruninga@usna.edu>
Subject: Re: [sarex] ISS Unproto Destination Address

>On Wed, 26 Sep 2001, Stan Vandiver wrote about Bob's posting that TOCALL's
>to other than common "all-calls" will be ignored by thousands of Kenwood
>and some APRS software:
>> I don't believe it is the sender's responsibility to make sure he is
>> seen on the network...
>> APRS...[filters] me out for using my name, as I have been choosing to
>> do, as the TOCALL.  Yet you are explaining to me how and why I should
>> circumvent this "feature" of APRS?
>I was only explaining to the original requester the significance of the
>"choices" one makes when choosing a TOCALL.  I was not sure that everyone
>was aware that the thousands of Kenwood APRS HT's and mobiles would not
>see you at all if you used a non generic or non-all-call type of callsign.

  I made the original inquiry about this....so thanks, Bob WB4APR, for
  the time to reply.

  "We now return you to your regularly scheduled program."

Bob Witte

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