Missing Call Signs

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Skirge
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Missing Call Signs

Postby Skirge » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:59 pm

Hi all I am having an issue with missing call signs, I have checked with ads b exchange and the aircraft are broadcasting call signs but I am not seeing them on my system.

Rasp pi 2 piaware 3.0 & VRS

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agw
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Re: Missing Call Signs

Postby agw » Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:39 pm

Sorry for the delay in replying!

I imagine that you're probably using a cooked feed from your receiver, i.e. the receiver is decoding the messages and sending them on to VRS in BaseStation / Port 30003 format. If you can send a raw format (Beast, AVR or SBS-3) to VRS then you should be able to see more callsigns.

If you're already sending a raw feed format then check that you haven't told VRS to ignore callsigns from BDS2,0 messages:

http://www.virtualradarserver.co.uk/Documentation/WebServer/RawFeedDecodingOptions.aspx#ignore-bds20

This is particularly true if the missing callsigns have asterisks against them in ADSBExchange.


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