[aprssig] Bob, Address the WIDE7-6 Possibility

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Tue Feb 22 12:48:16 CST 2005

Or look for the same packet's checksum to appear on air again during the wait

I think the big question here is how do we get the most popular software pack...
uiview to do this?  I know Curt can make xastir do it.


Quoting "Curt, WE7U" <archer at eskimo.com>:

> 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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