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[aprssig] Beacon rate while travelling (was: Help!! TH-D700 reset)

Bob Burns W9RXR k4rxr_ at rlburns.net
Thu Nov 22 18:41:27 UTC 2007


At 10:09 AM 11/22/2007, Bob Bruninga wrote:

>TRANSMIT RATE to 1 minute (on a long trip)

At 60 MPH, that's one beacon every mile. If one is driving 60 MPH, 
it's likely one is driving on a limited-access highway with gradual 
curves and few opportunities to change direction. That being the 
case, is one beacon per mile really necessary? It seems like a 1 
minute beacon rate would flood the network with beacons that don't 
add much more information over previous beacons.

Bob...





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