bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Jan 27 15:58:55 PST 2012
> This morning, while getting ready for Saturday's hamfest, I saw this:
>10:05:32R INDIO>RK3KPK Port=1 <UA R F>
> This call is from near Moscow.
> INDIO is one of our digis.
Yes, INDIO is a digi in INDIO, Claifornia. It appears to be a KPC3 version
9 using the TOCALL of APN390.
The TOCALL of RK3KPK could also be a Mic-E formatted packet at a Latitude of
3K 3K.0K in the format DD MM.mmN where message bits determine if the digit
is a digit in the call or a letter. But in my quick look, I don't see any
way that a "K" can appear. The letters P though Y can appear if the message
bits are set. And the letters A through J can appear if a CUSTOM message is
set. But I don't see a way for K to be set.
Though someone may have a glitch in their Mic-E encoding algorithm. But
then since this is a Kantronics, it would not be generating a Mic-E packet
So, close but no-cigar... Maybe Lynn who has coded Mic-E more recently than
I can see it...
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