[aprssig] ARRL Web Site Propagating Out-Of-Data APRS Into
cap at cruzio.com
Thu Mar 30 22:14:26 CST 2006
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> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
> Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 10:43 AM
> To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org; hgerhardt at wavecable.com
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] ARRL Web Site Propagating Out-Of-Data APRS Into
> By the way, the ARRL has already fixed the page
> brought up this morning. Quick work! (though I
> did just this minute send them some more small tweaks. Bob
Well, yes, but could easily be better. Hope you mentioned the following to
At that site, http://www.arrl.org/tis/info/HTML/aprs/pos-reporting.html
They now have half right. They say:
"a good starting path for a fixed station is: APRS VIA WIDE2-2 "
And that's fine.
But then they add:
"For mobile applications it is common practice to insert the digipeater
WIDE1-1 so that our final path is: APRS VIA WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 "
And that's an extra hop! One too many for a routine mobile default!
APRS VIA WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 is better.
But it _is_ impressive how quickly they're updating to help us. Thanks!
73, Cap KE6AFE
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