[aprssig] Fundamental APRS capacity

Rick Green rtg at aapsc.com
Mon Oct 4 06:48:58 CDT 2004

On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> Users should be encouraged to NOT routinely send any packets
> beyond their ALOHA circle because doing so is JAMMING other
> users with un-invited QRM.
> But seriiously folks.  Lets get this ALOHA circle on all
> MAPS so that people know what they are dealing with.
> Its real, it can be calculated, and it IS the limit of a
> fully saturated channel.  We must get people to live
> within it.
  Maybe instead of hounding users, or in addition, the writers of the
'smart digi' software could add a feature to drop in the bit-bucket all
packets that originated over a specified distance away

Rick Green

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