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* ~ Internet Station Name
 
* ~~ 3-9 total alphanumeric characters up to 1 hyphen followed by 1 or 2 alphanumeric characters
 
* ~~ 3-9 total alphanumeric characters up to 1 hyphen followed by 1 or 2 alphanumeric characters
 
== Also See ==
 
* [[SymbolsAndSSIDs]]
 
  
 
== SSID ==
 
== SSID ==
 
For RF station names, the SSID part should use this recommendation:
 
For RF station names, the SSID part should use this recommendation:
* '''-1''', '''-2''', '''-3''', '''-4''' -- are for digipeaters and other home stations
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* '''-0''' - Your primary station usually fixed and message capable
* '''-6''' -- for Operations via Satellite
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* '''-1''' - generic additional station, digi, mobile, wx, etc
* '''-7''' -- for [[TH-D7]] walkie talkies
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* '''-2''' - generic additional station, digi, mobile, wx, etc
* '''-8''' -- for boats, sailboats and ships (maybe 802.11 in the future)
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* '''-3''' - generic additional station, digi, mobile, wx, etc
* '''-9''' -- for Mobiles
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* '''-4''' - generic additional station, digi, mobile, wx, etc
* '''-10''' -- for operation via The internet only
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* '''-5''' - Other networks (Dstar, Iphones, Androids, Blackberry's etc)
* '''-11''' -- for APRStouch-tone users  (and the occasional Balloons)
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* '''-6''' - Special activity, Satellite ops, camping or 6 meters, etc
* '''-14''' -- for Truckers
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* '''-7''' - walkie talkies, HT's or other human portable
* '''-15''' -- for HF
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* '''-8''' - boats, sailboats, RV's or second main mobile
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* '''-9''' - Primary Mobile (usually message capable)
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* '''-10''' - internet, Igates, echolink, winlink, AVRS, APRN, etc
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* '''-11''' - balloons, aircraft, spacecraft, etc
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* '''-12''' - APRStt, DTMF, RFID, devices, one-way trackers*, etc
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* '''-13''' - Weather stations
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* '''-14''' - Truckers or generally full time drivers
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* '''-15''' - generic additional station, digi, mobile, wx, etc
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== Also See ==
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* [[SymbolsAndSSIDs]]
  
 
== Links ==
 
== Links ==
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* [http://aprs.org/aprs11/SSIDs.txt SSID-index for APRS Station]
 
* [http://www.aprs-is.net/Presentations/APRS%20Best%20Practices.pdf Practices.pdf]
 
* [http://www.aprs-is.net/Presentations/APRS%20Best%20Practices.pdf Practices.pdf]
* [http://web.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/aprs/SSIDs.txt SSID-index for APRS Station]
 

Latest revision as of 09:02, 28 January 2012

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[edit] APRS Station

An APRS Station is a collection of equipment that participates in the APRS system. A station has the ability to handle digital packet traffic which conforms to the AX.25 Specification.

A station has a name or identifier which is a callsign followed by an SSID. The station's name needs to be unique in it's sphere of operation. Most folks use their Amateur Radio callsign as the character part of their APRS station name. For example: N0CZK-4

  • ~ RF Station Name
  • ~~ 3-6 capital alphanumeric characters (callsign)
  • ~~ SSID of 0 -15
  • ~ Internet Station Name
  • ~~ 3-9 total alphanumeric characters up to 1 hyphen followed by 1 or 2 alphanumeric characters

[edit] SSID

For RF station names, the SSID part should use this recommendation:

  • -0 - Your primary station usually fixed and message capable
  • -1 - generic additional station, digi, mobile, wx, etc
  • -2 - generic additional station, digi, mobile, wx, etc
  • -3 - generic additional station, digi, mobile, wx, etc
  • -4 - generic additional station, digi, mobile, wx, etc
  • -5 - Other networks (Dstar, Iphones, Androids, Blackberry's etc)
  • -6 - Special activity, Satellite ops, camping or 6 meters, etc
  • -7 - walkie talkies, HT's or other human portable
  • -8 - boats, sailboats, RV's or second main mobile
  • -9 - Primary Mobile (usually message capable)
  • -10 - internet, Igates, echolink, winlink, AVRS, APRN, etc
  • -11 - balloons, aircraft, spacecraft, etc
  • -12 - APRStt, DTMF, RFID, devices, one-way trackers*, etc
  • -13 - Weather stations
  • -14 - Truckers or generally full time drivers
  • -15 - generic additional station, digi, mobile, wx, etc

[edit] Also See

[edit] Links

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