[aprssig] Why RELAY,WIDE... is so bad....
Phillip B. Pacier
ad6nh at arrl.net
Fri Apr 1 11:49:04 CST 2005
What a pain in the rear!
Fix the digipeaters as we have done in So. Cal and other places in the
Path = WIDE2-2
Your proposals are far too confusing for 80+% of the APRS users.
Phil - AD6NH
Curt, WE7U wrote:
>On Fri, 1 Apr 2005, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>>No. The recommendation would be
>>WIDE1-1,WIDE1-1 in any area that is quite well saturated (2 hops)
>>WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 in the boonies...
>>No way do we want WIDE1-1,WIDE3-3 which is a 4 hop path
>>>Of course the sets the minimum number of hops to 3.
>>>The rule of thumb would become never run WIDE1-1
>>>after the first position.
>>ARGH!!! you are right. It wont work! Because for the
>>95% of the time when the mobile is hitting a big digi
>>direct, then all the HOME stations will be then making
>>another copy! Grrrrr.....
>>Back to the drawing board. Or do it like you say and
>>let it be WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2. But I dont like making all
>>mobiles then be 3 hops
>>OK, This will work: Make the mobiles be
>>Make all the fill-in-digis have the alias of WIDE0-1
>>Thus they WILL respond to the initial WIDE0-1 but
>>will not respond to the big digi's WIDE1-1 later...
>>Will that work?
>That's better than what I came up with this morning and then quickly
>I think that's the best modification yet. "WIDE0-1,WIDE2-2" would
>then be my mobile path.
>Will hilltops respond to WIDE0-1? I know the house digi's can be
>Curt, WE7U. APRS Client Comparisons: http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
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