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[aprssig] Why RELAY,WIDE... is so bad....

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Fri Apr 1 17:52:44 UTC 2005


On Fri, 1 Apr 2005, Phillip B. Pacier wrote:

> Fix the digipeaters as we have done in So. Cal and other places in the
> country.
>
> Path = WIDE2-2
>
> Done.
>
> Your proposals are far too confusing for 80+% of the APRS users.

Once a "universal" path can be agreed upon as working for most
cases, then the confusion factor will go way down.  It's the getting
there that's confusing.

I can't see using WIDE2-2 as a path in my area.  We'd get no boost
from the home stations, and in my case it's essential.  The areas
you're talking about are probably quite different topographically
and/or in terms of user-base.

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