[aprssig] More efficient use of channel capicity through shorterpackets

Jason Winningham jdw at eng.uah.edu
Fri Oct 13 09:04:48 CDT 2006

On Oct 12, 2006, at 3:50 PM, Ron Stordahl wrote:
> So TXD and TXTail are apparently eating up more than half of the on  
> the air time.  If these could be reduced to 100 ms and 50 ms each,  
> the numbers would be 150 msec (TXD+TXT) and 308 msec (data packet)  
> for a total of 458 msec.

So, couldn't we make the digis a bit smarter and amortize the TX  
delay and TX tail by buffering packets for a few seconds, then  
sending multiple packets in one burst?


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