[amsat-bb] FTM-100DR APRS path for ISS?
Harvey N. Vordenbaum
tower2 at stx.rr.com
Sun Jun 11 14:23:26 UTC 2017
This reminds me of a problem I have with my FTM400 and other Yaesu now.
Their positions don't show up in APRS+SA maps. (V9) They do show up in
Could it be because Yaesu's append a " _% " on the end of every packet they
This was two years ago.
I even sent the FTM400 back to Yaesu, but they didn't find anything wrong.
I gave up and went back to using my old TM-D700's for mobile's.
Would there be a way to work around this? Or do I have to use some other
program to monitor with?
From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Angelo
Sent: Thursday, June 01, 2017 11:55 AM
To: Robert Bruninga; AMSAT-BB at amsat.org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] FTM-100DR APRS path for ISS?
Being the father of APRS, I would think a call to Yaesu might result in a
Firmware change to add the function.
On 6/1/2017 11:14 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> Apparently, the current version of the FTM-100DR cannot set an APRS
> path for digipeating via the ISS.
> W9BU reports:
> See page 41 of the FTM-100DR APRS manual. Your choices for digipeater
> route are "OFF", "WIDE1-1", or "WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1". Other than those
> three selections, the route is not configurable.
> This leaves out via ARISS, or the universal via APRSAT which should be
> supported by all APRS satelliites.
> Bob, WB4APR
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