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[aprssig] Simplified New n-N for Users

Ron Stordahl ron.stordahl at digikey.com
Wed Apr 6 15:43:46 UTC 2005


Bob

Point 1 confuses me.  I thought with all the hoopla about replacing 
RELAY with WIDE1-1, that you would instead suggest:

1.  Use WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 for 2 hops, WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 for 3 hops and 
WIDE1-1,WIDE3-3 for 4 hops.  4 hops only suggested for those with 
asbestos underwear!

Ron, N5IN

Robert Bruninga wrote:

>Thanks Cap.  Here is another wording:
>
>APRS PATH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USERS:
>
>1.  Use WIDEn-N with appropriate N for your area.  Usually 2.
>
>2.  The old WIDE, TRACE, SS and TRACEn-N paths are 
>     obsolete and support is being eliminated across the USA
>
>3.  Use of RELAY at the start of mobile paths will be 
>    discouraged in some areas where it may be replaced with 
>    WIDE1-1 where needed to reduce dupes.
>
>4.  Never use anything other than WIDEn-N (probably 2) for
>     balloons or any aircraft at altitude
>
>5.  Do NOT set up your home station as a digipeater unless
>     it is truely needed and only after thorough understanding
>     of the fix14439.html web page.
>
>6.  For more info google for "fix14439.html"
>
>Does that cover it for users?
>de WB4APR, Bob
>
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