Re: can anyone help here

Robert Bruninga

>You don't say what is generating these position packets, 
>but they are not formatted properly.  That is why you are getting the errors.
   Lat format    DDmm.dd
   Lon format DDDmm.dd
>You must fill each character location with a number or trailing space.  

Leading zeros yes, trailing zeros means something different.  If the last digit is a 0 then it is a precise position.  If the trailing zero is replaced with a space, then it is a degree of position ambiguity.

> In other words, the leading zero (071) on the longitude must be there.  
> For ambiguity, removing trailing zeros and use spaces. 
> I believe you can only do that after the decimal, but I could be wrong.   
   @271652z4200.  /07100.  _ 

Yes, I see now that you said that.  Thanks
Robert Giuliano
On Fri, Nov 27, 2020 at 11:56, Don Eklund
<n1edf@...> wrote:


Does anyone know why I am getting this on APRS.FI  say Invalid Uncompressed location. 


2020-11-27 11:50:04 EST: N1EDF>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-4:@271652z42.00.00/71.00.00_312/000g001t050r000p000P000b10168h94.WD 31 [Invalid uncompressed location]

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