Re: Setting an ALIAS in APRX
- --- In Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com, Tom Hayward wrote:
>While APRX may call it something different, RELAY, WIDE, TEMP, SAR, and in my case AL are all aliases. A rose by any other name is still a rose. Thanks for the help, I made the changes and have been looking at the APRX-RF.log every few hours and so far, it is doing exactly what I wanted it to.
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Max wrote:
> > I have my station set as a fill-in digi. There are weather stations that
> > don't use wide, they use a two digit state code so weather packets don't
> > cross state lines. I think I need to set an ALIAS of AL (I'm in Alabama) and
> > tried adding it in the interface section, per the manual but that completly
> > stopped all digipeating. Can someone here show me where I need to add the
> > proper ALIAS. Here are a some packets that have a path of AL. I asked this
> > qustion on the APRX group on google but I haven't received any replys
> This is not an ALIAS.
> In your section, sub-section, add AL under keys.
> This is described in section 3.8.1 of the APRX manual. You may want to
> re-read all of section 3.8 to make sure your digipeater is doing what
> you think it is doing. For a fill-in, make sure maxreq is 1.
> Tom KD7LXL
- On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 8:49 AM, Max <kg4pid@...> wrote:
>The aprx manual does not use "alias" and "keys" interchangeably.
> While APRX may call it something different, RELAY, WIDE, TEMP, SAR, and in
> my case AL are all aliases. A rose by any other name is still a rose. Thanks
> for the help, I made the changes and have been looking at the APRX-RF.log
> every few hours and so far, it is doing exactly what I wanted it to.
"keys" are used in <digipeater> sub-sections. "alias" is used in
<interface> definitions. For my digipeater, I use "keys". Are you sure
that one of these roses is not a tulip? If not, you might propose a
change to the manual to indicate these keywords are interchangeable.