[aprssig] More digis are changing to the new paradigm
russo at bogodyn.org
Mon Jul 4 20:54:37 CDT 2005
On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 07:34:54PM -0600, we recorded a bogon-computron collision of the <needhame1 at plateautel.net> flavor, containing:
> At 07:16 PM 7/4/2005, Tom Russo wrote:
> >Still, at my home station my calculated ALOHA range is 107 miles and
> >16 "mobiles in motion", 6 "other mobiles", one WX station, and 7 home
> >The ALOHA range is that short due to the presence of 14 digipeaters inside
> >range, all of which can be hit from my station with one or two hops.
> As a comparison, my ALOHA circle runs about 200 miles most days,
> IF I elect to see the digis in New Mexico. if I exclude the digis, I can't
> even get UI-ALOHA to generate an ALOHA circle, there are too few stations
> out this way.
Ignoring digis in the ALOHA calculation is sorta meaningless, since it's the
digis that help saturate the channel. Does UI-ALOHA take that into account?
> >I hear stations from all corners of the state using 3-hop paths. I get
> >of 5-hop stations from out of the state, most of them on their third or
> >hop. My current screen shows 250 stations heard on RF --- about 97 of
> >are digis, and many of which are as far away as 600 miles, using WIDE7-7
> Wow, that's a LOT. Where do they come from? Nevada, Utah,
> Colorado, or maybe all of these plus more?
Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Texas, Arizona, Kansas and Oklahoma. There are a fair
number in New Mexico, of course, but they're in the minority. A mobile station
in Kansas got its posits to my station via a 3-hop digi path, a distance of
Tom Russo KM5VY SAR502 DM64ux http://www.swcp.com/~russo/
Tijeras, NM QRPL#1592 K2#398 SOC#236 AHTB#1
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