The long awaited Direwolf Software TNC release 1.6 has finally arrived.
New Features include:
FX.25 - Forward error correction (FEC) added in a way that is completely compatible with an ordinary AX.25 frame. See new document AX25_plus_FEC_equals_FX25.pdf for details.
Receive AIS location data from ships.
Receive Emergency Alert System (EAS) Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME). A sample application is provided to convert these to APRS messages.
Direwolf runs on Linux (including Raspberry Pi), Windows, and Mac OSX.