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[aprssig] APRS "text messaging" over long distances

Curt Mills archer at eskimo.com
Sun Oct 9 00:30:55 UTC 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.

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