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[aprssig] Re: Worst Path of the Day

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Oct 28 12:07:41 UTC 2004


>>> CHRISTENSENE at MAIL.ECU.EDU 10/27/04 5:17:00 PM >>>
>I wonder if an algorithm could be used to calculate each person's
ALOHA
>circle based on RF data that is received at the findU circle and then
>place that link on the top of such users that have paths that extend
>outside of that circle.  That way the Montana station and the Los
>Angeles station would be on the same playing field.

APRSdos does that.  It computes the instantaneous ALOHA circle
for each user and displays it always as a yellow circle on the map so
the
user is always aware of his reliable communications area.  I have
asked
all other authors to implement it.  So far, little response...except
from
xastir.

To see what it looks like, see:

http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs/alohamap.gif

de Wb4APR...





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