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[aprssig] Bob, Address the WIDE7-6 Possibility

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Feb 22 18:30:09 UTC 2005


On Tue, 22 Feb 2005, Jason Winningham wrote:

> On Feb 22, 2005, at 12:17 PM, N5TIM wrote:
>
> >  Looks like this just put the HOME RELAYs out of work.
>
> I'm thinking the most effective would be to change home RELAYS to
> WIDEn-n, if they could be configured so that they digipeat _only_ if
> the packet has never been digipeated.  Since I'm guessing home RELAYs
> are mostly software based, this should be feasible.

Yet another tweak:  Digipeat after a delay of XX seconds, but only
if the packet hasn't been digipeated during that delay (first
callsign in the digipeater field hasn't been used, or the SSID of a
WIDEn-N hasn't been decremented yet).

They'll remain quiet most of the time, except when needed.

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