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[aprssig] Paths and paradigms

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Sun Apr 10 20:52:50 UTC 2005


As congestion is reduced from more using only WIDE2-2, your chances of
getting farther out on RF (and ACKs back) using specific digi callsigns in
your path increases.
73, Cap KE6AFE

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Earl Needham
> Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 12:45 PM
> To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
> Subject: [aprssig] Paths and paradigms
>
>
>
>          I just got home last night from a week on the road.  I'm
> starting
> just how isolated I am going to be in the next months or years.
> When I see
> statements like
>
>          "Drop the RELAY. The best path to use in the US is APRS,WIDE2-2"
>
>          it really concerns me.  Basically, this person is saying
> that two
> hops is enough anywhere in the entire US and I'm not sure it is.  I can
> internet to anybody from here, but RF takes a bit more than two
> hops, and I
> bet this isn't the only place.
>
>          7 3
>          Earl
>          In eastern New Mexico, DM84, 200 miles ESE of Albuquerque






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