[aprssig] Tiny Tracker?
archer at eskimo.com
Tue Aug 30 12:30:31 CDT 2005
On Tue, 30 Aug 2005, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> We have a Tiny Tracker APT311 that has been
> generateing over 450 packets per hour for the
> last 24 hours (or more, I just noticed it last
> His main settings appear to be:
> 1) a 30 second rate
> 2) both a posit AND separate STATUS packet every time
> 3) a WIDE2-2 path.
> I am emailing him to suggest what he can do to
> reduce his load on the network, but I want to make
> sure that in fact he can make these changes on
> this particular hardware.
> 1) put his comment text in his posit. Turn off STATUS
> 2) OR set a Status rate that is 10% of
> his posit rate.
He can do either of these.
> 3) Reduce his rate to 2 minutes routine.
> 4) Do smart beaconing or change rates
> while parked, or turn it off when not
> 5) Change to WIDE1-1 if he needs the
> higher rates for some reason...
Yea, all of these are possible on that unit.
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