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[aprssig] Worst Path of the Day

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Fri Oct 29 23:59:38 UTC 2004


On Fri, 29 Oct 2004, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> Actually, my warning just puts a big red warning box in the
> middle of his map and BEEPS once.  He does not have to
> acknowledge it.  But he has to re-draw his map if
> he wants to see what's under it...  So its does not prohibit
> his transmission if he is away from his operating position, but
> he can hear the beep in the same room and has to clear
> it to see his map.
>
> That way if he is having an emergency , his packets still
> get out while he is off lending first aid or something...

Ours won't prevent normal operation either, but the end result will
be popup boxes separate from the main window that must have a button
pressed to make them go away, or else they will time out and go
away on their own.

It's a feature we already have in there and that's what we're
bringing up now on interface configuration.  We'll just tie them
into the transmit code as well so the path is checked every time.
Default transmit is every 30 minutes, so one window per 30 minutes
isn't too much of a hassle.  But it is a hassle.

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