[aprssig] Re: Worst Path of the Day
bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Oct 27 13:59:44 CDT 2004
>>> wa7nwp at jnos.org 10/27/04 2:11:02 PM >>>
>> "This position arrived at FINDU via a path that is too long and
>> considered in appropriate on the APRS RF system."
>Path is too long for where? A path that's too long for Seattle
>is appropriate and necessary in Montana. It's a regional problem.
Then fix the regional problem by adding an IGate (trivial to do)
between every 3rd digi. With the mountains out there, I find
it hard to believe that it would not be easy to have an
IGate within 3 hops of every digi in the state..
Remember, this does not restrict RF users. It only is a warning
to users trying to use FINDU (typically blind trackers) who dont
even see any on -air packets and are blind to the problems they
are causing. So it is only the APRS-IS users that are being
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