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[aprssig] The New N-N paradigm CAN WORK

Steve Dimse k4hg at tapr.org
Wed Oct 27 18:43:39 UTC 2004


On 10/27/04 at 2:31 PM Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> sent:

>MOBILES:  All mobiles everywhere can still use the
>   original APRS default of RELAY,WIDE2-2 to get out
>   up to 3 hops *everywhere*.  If they are in an area
>    that does not support WIDEn-N, then those digis
>   will simply do call substitution on the WIDE2-2 part
>   for a 2 hop path.

Not true, in the Keys the digis do not support anything except WIDE, not
WIDEn-n, WIDE2-2, or RELAY, nor are there home users to respond to RELAY over
the vast majority of the Keys.

Perhaps this isn't enough to torpedo your plans, but it is enough that you
should drop the *everywhere* ;-)

Steve K4HG




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