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[aprssig] APRS W,W and W,W,W example

Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Sat Feb 12 00:24:02 UTC 2005


Jim, see below...

Spider wrote:
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Earl Needham" 
> <needhame1 at plateautel.net>
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
> Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 11:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS W,W and W,W,W example
> 
> 
>> At 11:33 AM 2/11/2005, Spider wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Ryan!
>>>
>>> That is pretty much the case.  Start as WIDE2-1 and the digi's will 
>>> take care of the rest.
>>>
>>> Simple!
>>
>>
>>         I guess I'm still asleep, what's the difference in using 
>> WIDE2-1, WIDE1-1, or simply WIDE?
> 
> 
> It's how the digi's respond to WIDE or WIDE2-1, etc.  Play with it.
> 
> Jim
> 
> 

It was once explained, if I am not mistaken, the very first WIDEn that 
sees this assumes it is ok to digi it because it sees 2-1, but the next 
digi will see the WIDE2 and will not digi it.. Do you know something I 
am not clear on?

Robbie






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