Re: [aprsisce] Buddies Redefined (Solicitation in last paragraph)
- Rob Giuliano wrote:
>That's the difference between the filter settings and what APRSISCE/32
> I agree with the BUDDY LIST thouhgt. However, it is difficult to get
> the intent with variations on calsign length:
> KB8R* Valid callsign and if the expectation is to only see
> associated SSIDs, then you will also get KB8RCO-7.
> KB8R-* This version won't gather info on KB8R-0 which is
> sent as KB8R
> or will it? I'm not sure how that is implemented.
considers to be a buddy for its internal purposed (like View / Buddies,
highlighting packets, preserving tracks and not removing the max age
station). In the past, anything that matched any of the wild-card buddy
filters would both be returned by APRS-IS and considered "special" by
APRSISCE/32. This is what changed (Colin, this might ease some of your
A filter of b/KB8R* will indeed return KB8RCO-7, but APRSISCE/32 won't
consider that to be a buddy. So, you'll see the packets from the
station, but it will no longer be "special" to the client.
If you want to only receive KB8R's packets, you would need b/KB8R/KB8R-*
as a double buddy filter. In this case, both the SSID-less KB8R and all
-SSIDs will be considered buddies and APRS-IS won't send you any extra
Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32