[aprssig] Questions about paths
archer at eskimo.com
Tue Sep 7 15:21:03 CDT 2004
On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Andreras Junge, N6NU APRS wrote:
> It would be nice to have a high level digi that has a list of "Rectangles"
> that it serves as RELAY. When a position report is within one of the "areas"
> it will digipeat, otherwise just do noting. Now that is what I call smart.
> ... and hasto be a command to upload rectangles ...
Start of the APRS turf wars? ;-)
I like the idea though, for areas where there's good coordination
between the various sorts of digis. It would be a net gain even for
areas where the coordination is less than spectacular.
Maybe Scott can put that feature in his up-and-coming project, if it
has enough horsepower to do that sort of computation on the fly.
Keep it to integer subsets of lat/long and it'd be easy to compute.
It'd be harder to have to decode the Mic-E and Base-91 compressed
packets before checking for a fit. Should be easy for OpenTrac
packets too I'd think.
Curt, WE7U http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
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