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[aprssig] digipeater IDs

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Wed Nov 24 21:24:25 UTC 2004


Ohh.... geez.... I didn't realize the reason for only 3 in that thread... also
didn't know about your BLT plan already in existance.... noted... I'll crawl
back in my hole now! ;-)

Wes
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Quoting Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>:

> >>> aprs at kd4rdb.com 11/24/04 12:03:27 PM >>>
> >Recently a thread ran on here suggesting a three way
> >staggering of digipeater IDs with regard to the path.
> >What I've come up with is to simply add a 4th BLT
> >to fill in the 50 minute ID that is missing.
>
> oops, sorry Wes,
> I think this confuses the issue.  There are already two
> very good algorithms using four BLT's that do the DIGI
> identification well.   The recent thread of 3 BLT's -only-
> applies to UI-DIGI ROMS that only have 3 BLT's and so
> your solution of adding another BLT violates the starting
> assumption that you  only have 3 to begin with.
>
> Any system that has 4 BLT's works well with the two
> algorithms previously published on my web page:
>
> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs/digi-rates.txt
>
> Bob, WB4APR
>
>
>
> *-----------------------------------------------
> makes the following happen:
>  0 mins DIRECT
> 10 mins WIDE     (direct sees this too)
> 20 mins WIDE2-2  (direct and WIDE see this too)
> 30 mins DIRECT
> 40 mins WIDE     (direct sees this too)
> 50 mins DIRECT
>
> The end result is that the locals still see the ID every 10minutes
> Wes
>
>
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