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[aprssig] Question about FindU

Stephen H. Smith WA8LMF2 at aol.com
Wed Nov 10 05:34:22 UTC 2004


J&B Crafts wrote on 11/9/2004, 1:53 PM:

 > Path is ECHO,RELAY,WIDE3-3
 >
 > The ECHO is new, I saw some of the local guys putting ECHO in there, and
 > thinking that something has changed since I was last on, I added ECHO to
 > the path.

Ahh...  The blind leading the blind!

ECHO is the HF equivalent of RELAY.   It has no use whatsoever on VHF. 
Making this the first hop on VHF virtually guarantees you won't get out 
of your backyard since VHF digipeaters won't respond to it.




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