rwithers12: Bill, I have learned that what we need is the DER encoding of the DSA public key. Here is some advise I had received.
 rwithers12: "take a look at 'A Layman's Guide to a Subset of ASN.1, BER, and DER' at http://www.rsasecurity.com/rsalabs/pkcs/index.html.
     rwithers12: to speed quickly.