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[aprssig] WIDEn-n v TRACEn-n

Andy Pritchard apritch at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Aug 22 17:12:06 UTC 2005


Thanks for the info I figured perhaps I was missing the point.

Has anyone on the list got this working with UI-View's digipeater (i.e. 
WIDEn-n doing callsign substitution)?

Andy, M0CYP - Telford
http://welcome.to/uiview
http://welcome.to/dxradio


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Wes Johnston" <aprs at kd4rdb.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Monday, August 22, 2005 1:31 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] WIDEn-n v TRACEn-n


> We switched the FUNCTION of TRACE to WIDE.... so WIDE actually works
> just like trace, and we no longer support the word "trace" in our N-n
> packet paths.... confusing?  yep.  We finally decided that trace gave us
> network tracability that we needed and the cost was minimal (extra 7
> bytes / hop), so rather than make all the users switch to TRACE, we
> pulled the rug out from under them and swapped the function of WIDE at
> the digipeater level.... at least in most areas.  The others will
> probably convert over time, esp once the dust settles.
>
> Wes
>
> Andy Pritchard wrote:
>
>> Hi All
>>
>> Why is WIDEn-n recommended in the states when surely TRACEn-n with
>> it's callsign substitution causes less duplicate packets?.
>>
>> Andy, M0CYP - Telford
>> http://welcome.to/uiview
>> http://welcome.to/dxradio
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