[aprssig] Mic-E encoding on HF -- does generic SSID path GATE?

Dale Blanchard wa7ixk at earthlink.net
Sat Aug 5 15:35:07 CDT 2006

Robert Bruninga wrote:
> But adds maximum QRM to the channel.
> Better to go just VIA GATE,WIDE2-1 since then every HF gate that
> hears is will put it out to VHF where all VHF IGates will hear it.
>>Of course GATE,WIDEN-n is probably less costly in overall airtime. 
> No, never use WIDEn-N with GATE, except for GATE,WIDE2-1
> so that you limit your QRM in all VHF networks to only the general
> area of the local IGates.  It is not good practice on any band or
> in any LAN to inject out-of-area packets more than one hop
> into any network, because it leaves locals with no control over
> the injection of what might be unwanted QRM.
> de WB4APR, Bob
I am getting confused with all these do not and do paths.
What exactly do I gave to program my tnc to send including the proper 
commas, spaces, capital and call.
I want to do some tests in the wilds of Idaho on 30 M.
All I want is gated to internet/findu.com.
No vhf.

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