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[aprssig] PATH clarification when travelling

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Fri Jul 29 20:16:25 UTC 2005


Wow!  Yes, I guess there's "antique" and "really antique"!  hi hi  Hey,
maybe you all could get together and somehow come up with a KPC-3 TNC for
the "really antique" WA4KJH-7 digi.  hi hi  The other digis around there are
only "antique" N-overlay digis that can be easily updated by changing a few
TNC settings.

_Many_ places in North America have updated (and dropped support for RELAY
and WIDE) already.  More every day.  It's the courteous thing to do.
73, Cap KE6AFE

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of William McKeehan
> Sent: Friday, July 29, 2005 12:35 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] PATH clarification when travelling
>
>
> That depends on how you define "antique" - here in East TN, a
> path of WIDE2-2
> will get you nowhere.
>
> Has anyone done a "map" of locations that have moved to the new
> paradigm and
> have abandonded the old RELAY and WIDE? I am under the impression that
> dropping of RELAY and WIDE has only happened to a few areas.
>
> On Fri, July 29, 2005 3:13 pm, Cap Pennell said:
> > For most users, including mobiles, the best solution to this
> problem is to
> > set plain WIDE2-2.  Try it.  Simply WIDE2-2 will work well and is
> > recommended for use both with the up-to-date new paradigm digis
> _and_ the
> > "unfortunately not yet updated" antique digis.
> > 73, Cap KE6AFE






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