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[aprssig] Question about paths

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Sat Jun 18 17:16:15 UTC 2005


Bob wrote:
> ANSWER:  Then your home station should be set to have
> an ALIAS of WIDE1-1 and your mobile should use the path
> of WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 if you are anywhere within a hundred
> or so miles of any of the saturated APRS areas.  Else set
> your mobile path to WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2.

At least the area West of the Rocky Mountains in the USA fits the definition
of a saturated APRS area above.  3 hop paths aren't needed or appreciated.
Rather we'd hope folks use WIDE2-2 or WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 (simply WIDE1-1 is
sufficient for many users).
Thanks.
73, Cap KE6AFE






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