Re: iGATE Functioning?
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Basic understanding of the construction of APRS packets is useful...
The APRS101.pdf will help you with this. http://www.aprs.org/doc/APRS101.PDF
2020-08-18 17:17:00 EDT: KD4APP-5>APWW11,TCPIP*,qAC,T2KA:<IGATE,MSG_CNT=10,LOC_CNT=0,DIR_CNT=0,RF_CNT=0,DX=7*N4NE-2(45mi@196<0xb0>)
Timestamp the APRS-IS heard the packet
2020-08-18 17:17:00 EDT:
Source callsign (station sending the packet)
Destination (TOCALL) used by APRS to identify the source station software in this case, APRSISCE/32
Handled by a network connection
q construct (http://www.aprs-is.net/q.aspx) sent to the APRS-IS directly by a verified connection
APRS-IS server that handled the packet.