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[aprssig] RE: timeslotting on HF ? was > 15. APRS trackers on 10m (Robert Bruninga)

Curt Mills archer at eskimo.com
Sun Nov 27 18:47:00 UTC 2005

On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> But, since a PIC is involved, I guess,...  Why not?  The
> onboard PIC does know the callsign of the owner, so it 
> could then assign a slot based on an algorithm based on 
> the call (including SSID in the algorithm).  Then in the 
> unlikely event that there was a conflict, the stations 
> affected could resolve it by changing one of  their SSID's.

Just switch the algorithm on alternate timeslots so that conflicts
between callsigns using one algorithm would be very unlikely to be
conflicts using the other algorithm.

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