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[aprssig] Local Repeater Displays on Mobiles

Keith - VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Fri Jan 26 12:27:39 UTC 2007


Bob WB4APR wrote...

(about beaconing repeater objects in UI-View)
> This would make the object be SPAM and unwanted QRM to most
> surrounding areas and the negative impact of this kind of SPAM
> into areas where the information is not-valid would kill any
> benefit of having the object in the first place.

Just an after-thought... I regularly beacon with a one hop path (WIDE2-1) 
from my fixed station / IGate. The reason for that is that there's one 
nearby tall digi that has a large footprint, and a several a bit further 
away in the other direction that have nearly as large a footprint as the 
tall one. My "local voice repeater" is up at 2300' ASL and also has a 
large footprint. A beacon going from my own station on RF would reach out 
on some of those digis about as far as far as the voice repeater reaches 
out. I usually have my object interval set at a conservative 60 mins.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
--
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"





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