Thanks Joe, I didn't know it was token.
I think I've always been literally going on this illustration:
My brain always puzzled on this along the lines of "how do all the networked recipients do this at the same time without conflicts?"
Makes much more sense now. And yes, I'm a dumbo for not picking it in the first place.
Good catch. My only excuse is I was editing Paul's programs and re-posting them, and he was just starting from the example. I didn't delete the compare block. These days I don't use the CANbus status register in my logic - it is more of an informational tool. Like this error counter:
I've found UniCAN to be extremely reliable if you don't overthink it.