[aprssig] what is RELAY, WIDE, TRACE, etc?
wa2mct at mearle.com
Mon Aug 2 14:13:06 CDT 2004
At 12:25 08/02/2004 -0600, Larry Cerney wrote:
>No user should use WIDE9-9. APRS is a local tactical network with
>capabilities to send information a long way. For each of us user we should
>have paths no farther than the first Igate. Once a position beacon gets to
There are other reasonable goals besides getting a packet to an Igate, that
may require more than 1 or 2 hops. While 9 is probably excessive, 3 to 5
may be reasonable, depending on what the originators' goal is.
Many of us consider the APRS-IS a wonderful thing, but view APRS as more of
an on-air system, and operate with that assumption.
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