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[aprssig] Dup Messages from a WinAPRS Station

Curt Mills archer at eskimo.com
Mon Oct 24 02:42:43 UTC 2005


On Sun, 23 Oct 2005, Herb Gerhardt wrote:

> I have no idea how any message could be sent over 1000 times by any program
> and keep sending it whether it receives an ACK or not.  I believe there was
> an older version of XASTIR that did try to keep sending a message until it
> received an ACK but that problem was fixed in the later versions of XASTIR
> several months ago.

To be clear, I didn't (and don't) consider that to be a problem.  It
was designed to do that initially.  I'm still considering switching
it back to the earlier method, but if I do that I might do the
cessation-of-transmission method until the remote station is heard
from again.

I really hate the idea of giving up on delivery of the message.

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