[aprssig] APRS Message Idea
Phillip B. Pacier
ad6nh at arrl.net
Fri Mar 4 17:20:36 CST 2005
John Kraus wrote:
> I beg to disagree Bob is absolutely correct on this issue.
> I have used both programs in real world application and the decay
> algorithm works the way Bob says it does. It also has the positive
> effect that he attributes to it.
> UI-View's implementation of messaging is broke busted and completely
> falls apart under stress.
> Don't believe me.
Nope. Because I have done just what you suggest.
> Get on a quiet channel and try UI-View, APRSDOS, APRS+, xastir side by
> side. Send the same messages from each system and measure the length
> of time and number of packets it takes to get the message through.
> Then get on 144.39 and do the same test. UI-View will bust it's nose
> when it falls flat on its face.
> And I get really tired of folks that slam Bob for pointing out the
> failure of user programs to deliver the result he designed into the
> Don't get me wrong I like UI-View and use it for my IGATE. But when
> the fertilizer is in the wind I reach for Xastir or APRSdos to send
I have done this very test, and I have found that it works quite well.
I guess I know how to use the program in a way that other do not.
Whatever the reason, Bob is not absolutely correct on this.
Phil - AD6NH
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