[aprssig] BIG-TALL digis that hear FAR too MUCH!
sean at rimboy.com
Tue Dec 14 09:32:31 CST 2004
On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> As we all know by now, any digi that can hear more than
> about 60 users is definately going to suffer real reliability
> issues for any stations other than the strongest and closest
> (who step all over the weak guys)...
> (not even countiing all the other digis it hears!)
After looking at the page, one of the suggestions was to put part of that
traffic onto UHF.
Do we have a set UHF frequency? We've discussed this before in the past.
We have an APRS voice calling frequency for UHF IIRC. However, do we have
a frequency to use for data? If we don't have a 144.39 equiv UHF then I'm
not ready to start advocating or pushing UHF. For starters I'd rather
avoid QSY'ing down the road if possible. Likewise, it'd help to have a
this freq is set aside for UHF APRS, much like 144.39 is. That way if
there are conflicts there is at least some aspect of coordination.
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