[aprssig] what is RELAY, WIDE, TRACE, etc?
needhame1 at plateautel.net
Thu Aug 5 14:54:07 CDT 2004
At 01:02 PM 8/2/2004, Jason Winningham wrote:
>On Aug 2, 2004, at 1:39 PM, Earl Needham wrote:
>>>So let's say I'm in north Alabama and I routinely get traffic from
>>>stations in Indiana, Kentucky, Florida, etc because they're using
>> Can't do it, because you only get 7 hops.
>Those weren't random examples, those were packets I saw over the
>weekend. Most were WIDE4, 5, or 6, but I have seen 8 and 9. I looked
>a couple of calls I could remember up on findu. Here's a couple:
>WinAPRS 2.4.7 -MOGRNSGF -247-<530>
Have you got an example of someone actually getting WIDE9-9 to
pass through a digi? The few digis that I have checked won't repeat such a
path. The two examples here are not that long, either.
>These two are 400 and 275 miles, respectively, from my station. IMO
>the first is definitely excessive and the second may or may not be,
>depending on how much ARPS traffic you have in your area (I think it is
>for our area and for his).
They may be excessive, but you still only get 7 identified hops in
Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
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