[aprssig] Balloon Launch Check-list.... jet stream floater coming to eastern US soon.
archer at eskimo.com
Mon Sep 26 16:01:51 CDT 2005
On Mon, 26 Sep 2005, Brian Riley wrote:
> I realize there is something here that I do not understand. What is
> to be gained by starting with a decremented
> WIDEN-N path like WIDE2-1 as opposed to using WIDE1-1? They both
> have one hop left ... what am I missing?
wide2-1 triggers only the hilltops
wide1-1 triggers the homes and the hilltops, which gives you a lot
of racket if you're up high as you'd be triggering a lot of homes
(originally dumb RELAY digipeaters, now dumb wide1-1 digipeaters).
Curt, WE7U. APRS Client Comparisons: http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
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