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[aprssig] WIDE settings

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Sun Sep 9 18:49:30 UTC 2007


Gary WS5N wrote...

> Not quite right yet Ken!
> 1) The first WIDE1-1 gets digi'd by either fill-in or normal digi's. No
> digi ignores it.
> 2) If you specify a total of two or three hops, you will get two or three
> hops. There is nothing magic about hitting an IGate to stop digipeating.
> It would not matter much anyway. By the time your packet reaches an
> IGate it has probably been heard by several other digi's too, so your
>radio footprint will continue to expand until the last "N" is used up.
> I am not on top of the meanings of the various symbols. Perhaps
> someone else can help with that.

Not to pick on Gary, but increasingly, I have noticed posts on this list and 
others that are in HTML format with no text only version embedded. With the 
email client(s) and settings that I'm using, I just see a blank message with 
no content. I can view the raw code from the message, but even though I 
fully understand HTML code, it's a real pain reading a message like that. If 
everyone used plain text format, it would make life a lot easier. I would 
also suggest not top posting (pleases don't start up another debate about 
top-posting if you happen to disagree with me) and trimming the quoted text 
to just what you want to comment on.

I left all of Gary's untrimmed text above in case others were only seeing a 
blank message as well.

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





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