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[aprssig] Too many digi's ?

Gregg Wonderly gregg at wonderly.org
Fri Oct 20 14:07:35 UTC 2006


Jason Winningham wrote:
> I've been speculating to myself that maybe we don't have enough  digis.  
> If we got the existing digis down to a reasonable HAAT,  thereby 
> reducing the cell size, and added more digis we might get  both better 
> coverage and better control of the traffic. 3000' HAAT  may be great for 
> a voice repeater, but I suspect it isn't all that  great for a digital 
> network node.

If the digis are all configured with dwait=0 and other appropriate settings so 
that they all digi, immediately and in unison, more digis, in general, are a 
good thing.  Without proper configuration, more digis might just result in a 
continuous follow the leader, continuous QRMing of the area.

Gregg Wonderly




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