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Missing Call Signs

Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:59 pm
by Skirge
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


Re: Missing Call Signs

Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:39 pm
by agw
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: ... nore-bds20

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