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[aprssig] the (UIDIG ROM bug) and the New WIDEn-n Paradigm

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Apr 26 19:38:44 UTC 2005


This is a UIDIGI-ROM problem and not a Kenwood problem.
There is a workaround setting in the UIDIGI ROM digis 
that will be posted soon...

Only the UIDIGI ROM decrements the WIDEn-N to 0 and
does not mark it as haveing been used...       de Wb4APR

>>> KCØBS Brian Short <kcshorty at gmail.com> 4/26/05 11:01:28 AM >>>
>Have you had any feedback on the Wide1-1 having issues 
>with the Kenwood Radios (Specifically the TH-D7A) See below.
>73 de Brian Short, KCØBS

On 4/25/05, kent noonan <knoonan at myrealbox.com> wrote:
> I don't have much experience with other brands but my understanding is that
> other TNC's see the WIDE1 as already been used even though it isn't flagged
> as used (*) Or I guess more accurately, they don't support -0 SSIDs for
> UIDIGI. 
> 
> ====================
> 
> Below is a packet sent by a TH-D7 using the new 
> WIDEn-n paradigm with a fill-in digi in the path:
> W0JRT-4>3XUW3X,WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1:`zKalfqb/>"6n} 
>
> after being retransmitted by WB0HAC digi:
> W0JRT-4>3XUW3X,WB0HAC*,WIDE1,WIDE2-1:`zKalfqb/>"6n} 
> 
> [notice how WIDE1 has no * and so this packet dies.]  it looks 
> like no other digis will retransmit this packet since the next digi in 
> the new path is "WIDE1".
> 
> Does anyone know what type of TNC / firmware version / software version 
> is being used at WB0HAC?
> 
> -Jerome






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