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[aprssig] Need Path Mentoring

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Tue Sep 25 17:37:17 UTC 2007


It is unfortunate that one must be held up to change VHF path settings just
to travel across political borders.  The modern North American (traceable
WIDEn-N) VHF network is friendlier and more effective than that.
Happily, the modernization can be implemented by one station at a time.  We
hope a modern mobile station using the WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 path can have success
using _your_ local VHF network.
73 de Cap KE6AFE

P.S.  Jan knows, using UI-View32 as a digipeater can allow support of both
traceable WIDEn-N and TRACEn-N in the short term.  But that antique RELAY
alias is clearly too old and detrimental to VHF network capacity.
http://info.aprs.net/index.php?title=Paths


> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Kai Gunter Brandt
<snip>
> > this is a problem when passing country borders (or going into regions)
> > where the expected unproto paths are different. Like, when I recently
> > were to a long weekend in Germany (DL), I were driving through SM and
> > OZ, and OZ doesn't support WIDEn-N at all, but only (RELAY,)TRACEn-N,
> > and in Sweden the digis seem to support both systems (as I could see
> > my track in aprs.he.fi while using the danish setup). It had been a
> > good thing to only switch PM to use the new setting set. So I might
> > have been trying it in a wrong way, but I didn't manage to do it. So I
> > changed the setting manually (and back again when coming home).
<snip>
> > 73 de Jan, LA2BBA
73 de LA3QMA





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