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[aprssig] Re: [XDigi] Programing the X-Digi??

Vince rradiohham1 at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 11 16:02:03 UTC 2005


Jason,

Thanks for the reply. Yes I am wanting to set it as a fill-in digi.

Vince

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jason Winningham" <jdw at eng.uah.edu>
To: <XDigi at yahoogroups.com>
Cc: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 5:54 AM
Subject: [aprssig] Re: [XDigi] Programing the X-Digi??


> 
> On Oct 10, 2005, at 7:40 PM, Vince wrote:
> 
> > I hope someone out on the list here can help me with setting the  
> > configuration on a TNC-X by Coastal Chip Works that I have just put  
> > together, it has the X-Digi daughter Board, so it can be set up as  
> > a digipeater.
> [snick]
> > I would like to set it up as a fill-in digpeater
> 
> I'll assume your question is how to set up the X-Digi as a fill-in  
> digi, since there's not an actual question anywhere in your message.
> 
> A fill-in digi, as I understand, only responds if it is the first  
> digi to hear the packet.  In the NewN-N paradigm it would respond to  
> WIDE1-1 and nothing else.
> 
> So, for an X-Digi, UIFLOOD and UITRACE should be blank, and one of  
> the UICALL aliases would be WIDE1-1.
> 
> > for events where the regular digipeaters in the area are not able  
> > to cover.
> 
> OK, I'm not sure you want a fill-in digi.  This sounds more like a  
> regular digi, set up temporarily for an event.  In this case, the  
> configuration you have looks fine, except possibly for the limit of 4  
> on WIDEn-n.  Check with the APRS digi operators/users/working group  
> in your area for the appropriate limit, but it will probably be 3 or 2.
> 
> I'm copying this message to the APRS-SIG, too, so someone can correct  
> me if I'm wrong.
> 
> -Jason
> kg4wsv
> 
> 
> 
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