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[aprssig] APRS Network Stewardship

kb2scs at optonline.net kb2scs at optonline.net
Wed Aug 18 23:42:38 UTC 2004


Hi Bob
            90% of what you asked for is in PMmap at this time.

On 18 Aug 2004 at 14:31, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> Network Stewardship is a fundamental aspect of APRS.
>
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> Network Stewardship
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> Auto Netcycle  (10m local else 30)
Yes
> Default Path of WIDE
Defaults to None
> Confirmation for hops over 3
Yes
> Confirmation for hops past GATE
Yes
> RELAY not allowed beyond first
Yes 
> HID in TNC forced to OFF
TNC in Kiss mode only so there is no HID command
> TNC beacon forced OFF
TNC in Kiss mode only so there is no Beacon command 
> Decaying of old Messages
Yes
> Decaying of old Posits
Yes
> Decaying of old Objects
Yes
> Randomizing multiple objects
Yes
> Randomizing all timings
Not sure what this means
> Message termination after N
Message terminates after ACK received
> Retry Messages on Heard
Message decays to once every 30 min until ACK is received
if more than one message is sent to a station messages stay queued
and only first message is transmitted until ACK is received for first 
message. Once ACK is received then next message in que is sent. 
> Redundant ACKing
Yes
> Message Reply ACKing
Not Yet
> Analysis Tool for ALOHA range
What is it?
> Analysis Tool for observing HOPS
What is it?
> Analysis Tool for observing Paths
What is it?
> Analysis Tool for Digis (PHG)
What is it?
> Heard counts per station per hour
Yes
> Monitoring tool for HID's
Not Yet
> Channel Loading Display
What is it?

Let us hope we never witness the "Silence Of The Hams"
73 DE John  KB2SCS
       E-Mail:            kb2scs at arrl.net




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