[aprssig] Running an igate station
oh2kku at iki.fi
Sun Jun 18 18:18:56 CDT 2006
> 1) why would you want to set up a "one way" IGate?
I can give a couple of valid reasons for this:
- in practice there are never too many properly working (= doesn't touch
packet contents) listen-only igates, because they don't transmit on the
band and duplicates are automatically filtered on the Internet-side
- two-way igates might require special permits to operate unattended, in
Finland they are called automatic station licenses
- you don't have to choose what to gate to RF if you don't gate
anything. Some igate software don't offer much configurability on what
to gate to RF.
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