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[aprssig] WIDEn-N 'Decay Sequence'

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Tue Jun 20 01:51:54 UTC 2006


APRS-IS is not the "traffic cop" for local RF networks.  I hope IGate
authors and sysops do not consider filtering packets they gate _to_
APRS-IS.  APRS-IS is predicated on the fact that _all_ heard UI packets
with a control of F0 are gated to APRS-IS.  Introducing a filter at the
IGate for packets from RF to APRS-IS defeats this foundation premise.

73,

Pete Loveall AE5PL
mailto:pete at ae5pl.net 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cap Pennell
> Posted At: Monday, June 19, 2006 3:40 PM
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] WIDEn-N 'Decay Sequence'
> 
> But "enabling" use of the obsolete aliases by continuing to 
> "rescue" those inconsiderate operators (by sending their 
> packets to APRS-IS) only delays the process of improving the 
> VHF network for all it's users.  But you can repair this 
> "dis-service" by updating a setting at your UI-View32 IGate station.




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