YSF Reflector ID

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YSF Reflector ID

Post by g8koe » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:49 pm

Hi Norbert,
When you do a *D and get "openSPOT connected to YSF Reflector" could the ID number be included to identify the connected reflector.
Example "openSPOT connected to YSF Reflector 99603"
99603 HUBNet
This would be helpful on our repeater as more than one profile are connected to a YSF reflector.
We are using the openSPOT on our C4FM repeater GB7IS and it works flawless.

73's
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Re: YSF Reflector ID

Post by EdAtlanta » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:40 pm

I agree with this request. It would be nice.
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Re: YSF Reflector ID

Post by HA2NON » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:42 pm

The YSFreflector protocol / server application does not have a message to query the connected server's ID. The ID is only generated by the YSFReflector Registry, which is a website.
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Re: YSF Reflector ID

Post by EdAtlanta » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:12 am

Now we know. Thank you for the info.
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Re: YSF Reflector ID

Post by yo2loj » Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:40 am

Actually it has.
A "YSFS" message (4 bytes) sent to a reflector will trigger the return of a 42 bytes status response holding the reflector ID, the reflector name, its description and the number of currently connected users:

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YSFS<5bytes_ref_id><16bytes_name><14bytes_description><3bytes_user_count>
All data is in ASCII...
The status request is honored even if not connected to that specific reflector, this is how the registry server checks for reflectors to be on line. The numeric reflector ID is also generated locally on the reflector, by a hash function on the reflector name.

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Re: YSF Reflector ID

Post by HA2NON » Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:45 am

Thank you for the info!
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