[aprssig] New n-N and 28 versus 30
archer at eskimo.com
Mon Dec 20 13:21:48 CST 2004
On Mon, 20 Dec 2004, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> I also wonder if it is also time to change the common
> 28 second filter parameter in most digis' UIFLOOD, and UITRACE
> parameters from 28 to 32?
> It was set to 28 so that people running 30 second trackers
> would not get filtered out.
> These days, No one should be running 30 seconds *routinely*
> so why not change the filter to 32 so they CANT (routinely).
> Of course the SYSOP can change it to 19 seconds if he
> wants for any special event or for doing mobile coverage
> studies at a 20 second rate if he wants,...
> But in general, I dont see why we leave this floodgate
> open for such rare occassions. Better to keep it closed
> most of the time and only open it up when needed..
> I'm changing all my docs to show this. or at least 30 secs.
How about changing it to 40 or 45? Hold-off on the trackers can
easily delay for several seconds on a busy channel.
Curt, WE7U. APRS Client Comparisons: http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
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