[aprssig] More digis are changing to the new paradigm
needhame1 at plateautel.net
Mon Jul 4 21:41:59 CDT 2005
At 08:26 PM 7/4/2005, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> >>> Earl Needham <needhame1 at plateautel.net>
> >http://188.8.131.52/cgi-bin/near.cgi?call=Kd5xb-2 )
> >Well -- many of the 50 stations within 96 miles of me
> >are in Amarillo, and there is NO path between them
> >and me.
>But that cannot be fixed by any value of WIDEn-N.
You're correct, but what I was trying to point out is that "50
stations within 96 miles" is misleading. It doesn't really fit the
>I'd suggest putting up a digi about half way near
>Hereford TX and that should link your digi to them
>and work well with 3 hops.
That's been in the works for a while. I'm not a part of it, but I
understand that project is moving towards accomplishment.
> >look 96 miles west of me, I see NO human users,
> >just a couple of digis. The nearest human users
> >that I can see with any regularity are in Roswell
> >(just over 100 miles) and Albuquerque (220 miles).
>But don't you see them with 3 hops or less?
I see W5ALL in Roswell on 2 hops, but it's not reliable. And I
see a few Albuquerque stations on three hops, and also a couple in the Red
River area. But aren't there APRS in Alamogordo and Las Cruces? I'm not
seeing them any more.
> > look at these pictures, they may tell the story.
> > http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y72/elsie1/nodigis.png
> > http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y72/elsie1/digis.png
>If you can see that much on RF, I am envious.
>The second link above shows you have a 200 mile ALOHA
>circle and can see mobiles over 60,000 square miles without
>congestion. Most of us cant see more than about 60
>miles or so...
Psst! Bob! I've been trying to tell you this for a year or two! <G>
Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
More information about the aprssig