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[aprssig] Tiny Tracker?

James Washer washer at trlp.com
Tue Aug 30 17:36:05 UTC 2005


He can do everything EXCEPT add the status to the posit (AFAIK). The status is sent once for every N posits, where N is user settable. I suspect 0 could be used to send no status packets.

On Tue, 30 Aug 2005 13:26:06 -0400
"Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu> 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
> night).
> 
> 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.
> 3) Reduce his rate to 2 minutes routine.
> 4) Do smart beaconing or change rates
>     while parked, or turn it off when not
>    moving...
> 5) Change to WIDE1-1 if he needs the
>    higher rates for some reason...
> 
> Bob
> 
> 
> 
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