[aprssig] Question about paths
Ed L. Locklear, KF4CHG
kf4chg at earthlink.net
Sat Jun 18 04:57:56 CDT 2005
WA4YYM at aol.com wrote:
> I have two questions about APRS paths. 1) In my home location (Cleveland,
> TN) my home (fixed) APRS station can access a local digipeater (which uses the
> new paradigm), but my mobile station around town cannot reliably reach the
> digipeater. If my home station is set to WIDE2-2 and my mobile station is set
> to WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 will my mobile station be able to reach the digipeater?
> 2) What would happen if I stayed with RELAY,WIDE which some of the other
> yet-to-be-upgraded digipeaters near our area still use? Would I still be
> digipeated on the local digipeater which has switched to the new path paradigm, if
> my station at home is still set to WIDE2-2. My home APRS station is the only
> fixed station in our town.
1) It should work however, make it WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1. This will make a 2
hop rather than a 3 hop with WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2.
2) No, under the New n-N Paradigm RELAY,WIDE,TRACE, and TRACEn-N are not
supported. Therefore, if you stay with RELAY,WIDE you will not be
digipeated under the new settings.
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