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[aprssig] Using RELAY or WIDE1-1 in a path

William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Sun Sep 11 00:37:23 UTC 2005


Perfect! Thanks for point it out to me!

On Sat, September 10, 2005 8:34 pm, Cap Pennell said:
> A link from there leads to
> http://web.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/aprs/relayFIX.txt
>
> Where it's stated (in part):
> "WARNING:  However, like anything, the setting can be abused.  Just like
> RELAY, users should never use WIDE1-1 anywhere except the first hop in a
> path.
> Just like RELAY was never used beyond the first hop, because it keys up all
> of the fill-in-digis at once."
>
> The "wars" have been fought and ended some time back, and now it's clearly
> time for us to all implement the new paradigm for the benefit of all the
> users.
>
> 73, Cap KE6AFE
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
>> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of William McKeehan
>> Sent: Saturday, September 10, 2005 16:51 PM
>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Using RELAY or WIDE1-1 in a path
>>
>>
>> Maybe I'm overlooking it, but I do not see any reference to not
>> using WIDE1-1
>> in any position beyond the first under the new paradigm in the referenced
>> document.
>>
>> If I'm missing it, please point it out to me.
>>
>> On Sat, September 10, 2005 7:34 pm, Mark White said:
>> > On Sat, 09/10/2005, 07:17PM, William McKeehan wrote:
>> >> Is there any "official" web site that explains why it is a bad
>> idea to use
>> >> RELAY or WIDE1-1 in the path (except in the first position)? I
>> have a few
>> >> users in my area that are doing it and I want to explain it to
>> them, but
>> >> would
>> >> like to have some "official" backup.
>> >>
>> >
>> > That's a question that will be the cause of Flame War III...
>> >
>> > http://web.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/aprs/fix14439.html
>
>
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