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[aprssig] My home station path WIDE2-2

Matt Werner kb0kqa at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 16:21:29 UTC 2007


You don't want to use WIDE1-1 as a one-hop path - use WIDE2-1 instead.
 WIDE1-1 will cause any home station that is setup to digipeat to do
so as well.  WIDE1-1 is the modern-day replacement for the old RELAY.

On 8/29/07, Joseph M. Durnal <joseph.durnal at gmail.com> wrote:
> I often need two hops for my packets to be seen just 25 miles to the
> west and north of my home station in Frederick Maryland, but this same
> path causes my packets to travel a good 75 miles or more to the east.
> There is a wide digi on the mountain just to the west of town, and
> everything to the east is fairly flat.  Is WIDE2-2 appropriate in this
> case?  I've been thinking about changing it to WIDE1-1, but that would
> mean not being heard by stations that really aren't that far away.
>
> What is the best way to determine the most appropriate path?
>
> 73 de Joe NE3R (another question, am I abusing the list with all this e-mail?)
>
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