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Stephen - K1LNX k1lnx at k1lnx.net
Mon Sep 10 14:53:57 UTC 2007


Thanks Bob for clearing that up, I will change it tonight :)

Makes sense.....

73's
Stephen
K1LNX

On 9/10/07, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
>
> > > "1" Is a modern WIDE1-1 only fill-in digipeater
> >
> > I use "F" for my fill-in digi, is "1" more
> > appropriate or is either acceptable?
>
> I think "1" is the most descriptive.  The reason not to use "F"
> is that during the evolution of the New-N paradigm, there was a
> time when we proposed using "F" for something else.  A few digis
> resulted with "F" but then the evolution of the New-N final
> solution went another way.  SO to me "F" implies an old
> non-New-N settings.
>
> Although "1" can imply both a WIDE1-1 digi and an enforced 1 hop
> digi (such as the LA basin) they can easily be distinguished in
> their beacons.  The Fill in will show "W11 Fill digi..." and and
> the enforced one-hop digi will probably show "W11,W22 One hop
> digi..."
>
> Thanks. Bob, WB4APR
> > On 9/10/07, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> >
> >       > I am not on top of the meanings of the various
> symbols.
> >       > Perhaps someone else can help with that.
> >
> >       "S" is a fully modern New-N Paradigm digi
> >       - Supports WIDEn-N
> >       - Traps larger values of N
> >       - Supports SSn-N paths within an SS or SSS.. Region
> >       - Beacon format shows capabilities: "W2,SSn-N..."
> >       - Supports Local Info FREQ object in its Btext
> >
> >       "N" is an old N digi -often- with these problems:
> >       - Beacon rate is not proportional: 10min dir, 30min 2
> hops
> >       - does not identify digi type with APNxxx destination
> address
> >       - Does not trap large values of N
> >       - Does not indcate capabilities in its beacon
> >       - Does not use new standard FREQ object format
> >
> >       "1" Is a modern WIDE1-1 only fill-in digipeater
> >
> >       "1" Can also indicate an enforced one-hop digi such as
> in the LA
> >       basin.  It will trap all WIDEn-N packets and only
> produce one
> >       hop.
> >
> >       "P" is a PACCOM digi that supports New-N.  It will only
> do
> >       W11,W22,W21,W33.
> >
> >       The following are obsolete:
> >       "W", "T", "R", "U".  Others?
> >
> >       Notice that a UIDIGI ROM can fully support the New-N
> > paradigm so
> >       it becomes a "S" but because it will have APNUxx in its
> >       destination field, we can still identify the type of
> digi..
> >
> >       If I omitted any, then lemme know and I will re-release
> this
> >       email.  The point being, that New-N is SELF IDENTIFYING
> OF ITS
> >       CAPABILITIES TO ALL USERS.  That way we can know what
> works,
> >       what doesn't and what needs to be fixed.  And users in
> an area
> >       can see exactly what they will get.
> >
> >       Bob, WB4APR
> >
> >
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> > Stephen Brown - ARS K1LNX
> > Johnson City, TN EM86uh
> >
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