[aprssig] IGate wildcards/Telpac data
wa7nwp at jnos.org
Tue Feb 15 11:02:54 CST 2005
> > As far as IGate wildcards, I also agree that it should be
> > discouraged. By restricting the use of wildcards, it
> > encourages IGate operators to monitor and attend to their
> > stations which is part of network stewardship. To many "set
> > it and forget it" abilities when dealing with the tremendous
> > amount of data on the APRS-IS combined with an unattended
> > IGate just opens up the network to potential problems.
On the other hand, we have scads of underused packet frequencies
where a community APRS-IS to RF could be implemented. That's
even before we get on to doing it in UDP packets by WiFi.
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