[aprssig] Chemical sensors

Spider spider at rivcom.net
Sat Oct 9 23:48:43 CDT 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
To: <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>; <spider at rivcom.net>
Sent: Saturday, October 09, 2004 8:50 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Chemical sensors

> How often do you expect these thousands of sensors
> to transmit on APRS?  Once a day?  Once an hour?
> Once every 5 minutes?
> Bob

Currently, FireNet handles about 22,000 stations per hour.  Assuming each 
station has an low average of 4 sensors, that's about 88,000 sensors per 
hour. We have not touched the surface.
If the goal is near real-time, you can increase that number a very 
significant amount.

Why do you ask?


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