[aprssig] WX station beacon rate

Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Thu Feb 24 07:43:14 CST 2005


It has been suggested a few times that 5 minute rate to the APRS-IS, and 
  no more than 10 minute rate to RF. This can still be debated I guess.

As weather situation changes, reports that are over 30 minutes old in a 
fast moving storm front are not timely.

Your mileage may vary also depending on the number of weather stations 
around you already. Similar to the number of home RELAYS, or WIDEn-N 
digipeaters that are close by...


Kim A Kunze wrote:

> What is the recommended beacon rate for an APRS weather station?  Is 
> there a need for WX data to be sent more frequently?
> Kim A Kunze - N9SDL
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