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I get a 0X1C error in APRS.FI and my beacon does not show on ui-view32. I am totally lost. Any idea what I am doing wrong?

2020-04-13 19:19:38 CDT: W5CCL-10>TVRX0X,WIDE*,WIDE2-1,qAR,W0RC:'yVel <0x1c>Y\]=
2020-04-13 19:29:54 CDT: W5CCL-10>TVRX0X,WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1,qAR,W0KGW-10:'yVel <0x1c>Y\]=
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    $\begingroup$ Is your station W5CCL-10 or TVRX0X? What software/device is generating the beacon? IIRC, if your beacon doesn't include position information (Lat/Long for example) it won't show on APRS-FI either. And for more info about the INFO field, there's this question: ham.stackexchange.com/questions/10336/… $\endgroup$ – Duston Apr 14 at 13:19
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  • $\begingroup$ @Duston W5CCL-10 is the sender, TVRX0X is the TOCALL, and that's a Mic-E format packet. It does contain a location. $\endgroup$ – hobbs - KC2G Apr 16 at 9:36
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There is nothing wrong with your packet and <0x1c> is not an error. Your packet is a neatly formed Mic-E packet with a position of 46°28'08" N, 93°58'73" W, a speed/course of 0 (not moving), a status message of "Off Duty", a symbol of "radio or APRS device", and a type/version code of Kenwood D710. The <0x1c> character is part of the encoding of the zero speed.

I don't think there's adequate information in your post to guess why your position doesn't display in UI-View32; aprs.fi and APRS Direct were perfectly happy with it. It's worth noting that the author of UI-View32 passed away more than 15 years ago, so any bugs it may have are pretty well "frozen in" at this point. You may want to investigate other options.

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