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[aprssig] Bob, Address the WIDE7-6 Possibility

Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Mon Feb 21 20:50:50 UTC 2005


Eric,

This not what Bob and everyone else has been recommending.. There has to 
be a standard path for all travelers! RELAY,WIDE2-2 or RELAY,WIDE3-3

The travelers should not have to concern themselves with having to 
reprogram the trackers depending on what LAN, cell, or state they cross 
into, period..

I hope you reconsider your thoughts and actions..

Christensen, Eric wrote:

> Bob, 
> Respectfully I disagree with your statement that our problems were not
> with large WIDEn-N users.  We saw a SIGNIFICANT improvement in our
> network when we removed WIDEn-N from our digipeaters.  I think we will,
> again, see an improvement when we remove WIDE and TRACE as well.
> 
> 
> I stand by removing WIDEn-N, WIDE, and TRACE (and TRACEn-N) from all
> digipeaters in the problem areas.  If you are a frequent traveler I
> suggest changing you path as you should when entering a new area.  I do
> as do other ops.  As much as everyone thinks there is a universal path
> (other than RELAY), there just isn't.  And we haven't created any kind
> of new education system that would make people think.  I actually don't
> think education works in most cases.  There are too many people out
> there that just don't care or don't care to listen.  Yes, there are
> folks out there that do listen but too many don't.  The only reason
> there are folks out in my area that are listening now is because we got
> their attention because their equipment didn't work.  That is a bad
> thing to have to do but it was necessary, unfortunately.
> 
> 
> Eric KF4OTN
> 






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