[aprssig] APRS "text messaging" over long distances

Curt Mills archer at eskimo.com
Sat Oct 8 19:30:55 CDT 2005

On Sat, 8 Oct 2005, Ian wrote:

> Does every iGate put my message out or are the iGates smart enough to know
> where we're located and only put out a message if it heard the recipient?

They keep track of what stations they've heard on local RF over the
last hour.  If a message comes along on the internet for one of
these, they gate it to RF.  Same for ack's.

Curt, WE7U.				archer at eskimo dot com
  Lotto:  A tax on people who are bad at math. - unknown
Windows:  Microsoft's tax on computer illiterates. - WE7U.
The world DOES revolve around me:  I picked the coordinate system!"

More information about the aprssig mailing list