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William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Wed Oct 12 23:45:00 UTC 2005


I'be been looking at PHG rings (in Xastir) recently. What exactly does this
tell me about the network?

My PHG circle is small, but there are digi's outside of my circle that can
hear me. And I can hear other stations and not be in their PHG circle. Then
there are some stations inside of a digi's PHG circle that do not get seen by
the digi.

It seems PHG tells you very little about a station.

Someone educate me please.

On Wed, October 12, 2005 3:59 pm, Robert Bruninga said:
<snip>
> Seeing the PHG on home stations becomes valuable
> when the digi dies or is flooded out and you want
> to see who's home stations you can digipeat through
> to get from point A to B.  Usually when you are in
> this kind of circumstance, it does not work well to
> then try to ask everyone, "please now enter your PHG
> because now I need it, even though I never
> really needed it before"...
<snip>
-- 
William McKeehan
KI4HDU
Internet: mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
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