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[aprssig] Knoxville digi

William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Fri Jun 30 01:58:39 UTC 2006


No real objections, he just has not had time to make the change. He has a new
eprom for the TNC, just needs to make a trip up the mountain to plug it in.

On Thu, June 29, 2006 9:44 pm, Ron McCoy said:
> Purely out of curiosity, what is the owner's objection to changing to the
> new paradigm?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
> On Behalf Of William McKeehan
> Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2006 9:41 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Knoxville digi
>
> Given this area of the country, a digi on a 300 ft tower provides little
> coverage. This digi is up at 4700 feet ASL (approx 2560 HAAT) and covers the
> area well - if it were to be removed, lots of displays would be virtually
> blank around here. Ideally we would like to see it upgraded, but that just
> has
> not worked out. The new digi that we will adding will be at almost the same
> height and a little closer to Knoxville. It will be the new n-N style. Once
> it's in place, all of the fill-in digi's will remove RELAY from their setup,
> so it should get used less and less as time goes by, but will be a very nice
> backup to have in case we need it. This digi has been up since APRS was on a
> different frequency, so it's been around for a long time and work really
> well
> - just with the old settings.
>
> On Thu, June 29, 2006 9:27 pm, Jason Winningham said:
>>
>> On Jun 29, 2006, at 8:02 PM, Patrick Green wrote:
>>
>>> I wouldn't hassle the digi owner too much because he could just
>>> turn it off if peeps keep badgering him about it.
>>
>> If he doesn't keep it up to date, it may as well be off - others
>> appear to be discussing putting up a newN-n compliant digi to replace
>> it.
>>
>> IMO, the network may be better off without it (and him) if he doesn't
>> want to maintain it.
>>
>> my $0.02
>>
>> -Jason
>> kg4wsv
>>
>>
>>
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