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PeterH

It may be polite to call strangers 'sir' in your culture, but in my culture it's not appropriate - please stop it.

It sounds as if you want to compose a message which consists of a combination of ascii and binary data. In general that's not the sort of thing that you would usually hard-code (instead, you would compose the message from data) but you can define it using initialised data if that's what you want to do.

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char message[] = { 'h', 'e', 'l', 'l', 'o', ' ', 'w', 'o', 'r', 'l', 'd', 0xFF, 0xFA, 0xFB, 0xFD};


Note that this is a character array but it isn't an ascii string (there are non-printable characters in it and it is not terminated) so many of the functions available to deal with normal ascii strings wouldn't work. But if you have a particular need to construct a hard-coded message combining ascii and hex characters, that's one way to do it.
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GoForSmoke

Fpr modular checksum.

You use unsigned 8-bit ints (bytes) and just add the value of each new byte to the last. Don't worry about overflow. The modular checksum is that final byte inverted and add 1 (2's complement). With that anyone can check the data.

I find it harder to express logic in English than in Code.
Sometimes an example says more than many times as many words.

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