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[aprssig] D710 GPS Port

Bob Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Aug 14 22:42:16 UTC 2007


> .. or the lack of SmartBeaconing, which I consider
> a major bug in any software that doesn't include it, 
> as that software is doing something stupid and 
> harmful to the network: beaconing a stationary 
> station as often as a moving one).

The new D710 implements the original APRS "decay" algorithm.  That is, when the position does not move, then the period to the next packet doubles.  After only 15 minutes even a 1 minute rate has decayed to 30 minutes where it stays.

Bob, WB4APR




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