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[aprssig] Fill-In digis ?

Keith - VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Mon Oct 3 22:11:53 UTC 2005


William KI4HDU wrote on Oct 3 2005

> Exactly what I was looking for - thanks!
>
> The NWAPRS site has a lot of information. Do you (or anyone else)
> have any discussion on how to determine if a digi should be a 
> Fill-in
> Digi vs a Full WIDEn-N dig?

Here on the APRS SIG should be appropriate. Anyone can also join the 
NWAPRS SIG (follow the link on the site at www.nwaprs.info) to join 
it. It isn't limited to hams just in the Pacific Northwest.

I would say that if you live in a location where there is a bit of 
difficulty hitting the WIDEn-n digis, your location would be a good 
candidate for a WIDE1-1 "fill-in" digi.... unless there was already a 
"bunch" of them all close to each other. You don't want the WIDE1-1 
digis too close together. What's the approximate lat / long of where 
you would be placing it? I and others could look on the map and see 
how it looks.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
--
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!" 





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