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[aprssig] Broken digis (Ohio to Oklahoma and everywhere inbetween)

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Jul 31 14:27:54 UTC 2007


On Mon, 30 Jul 2007, Stan - N0YXV wrote:

> Found another interesting use of WIDEn-N today. Operator had a path of
> WIDE,3-3 (note the ',' between WIDE and 3-3). Hopefully he simply
> misprogrammed his Kenwood TMD700A. Local Digi that still does RELAY,WIDE
> digi'd the packet just like it was programmed as DIGICALL*,3-3. Radio was
> also setup to generate a LOT of packets per hour. Station generated more
> than 340 packets in less than a 24hr period.

One of those cases where if the local infrastructure didn't do WIDE
or RELAY at all, the operator might have rechecked his/her settings
'cuz they weren't getting out.  You'd still have had to do some
"re-edumacation" regarding the posit frequency though.

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