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[aprssig] Tier 2 server question

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Tue Apr 10 19:28:19 UTC 2007


jim at stuckinthemud.org wrote:
> This is a question for those with detailed knowledge of the Tier 2 
> APERS servers.
>  
> How fast does the information get passed between the servers.
>  
> If I gate a position on to one server, are few talking a couple of 
> seconds, 10's of seconds or into a minute or two for the information 
> to be seen on others?
>  
>  
>  


Within a couple of seconds. 

Example, here in Southern California, my home station igate and 
UIvwebserver is logged into various tier 2 servers.  When my parked 
mobile beacons, it is immediately igated by my home station (ants are 
about 15 feet apart!).  As fast as I can refresh my browser, the updated 
posit is visible at findu which receives it's data from one of the tier 
1 servers.



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