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[aprssig] APRS Weather hops and rates

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Fri Feb 29 22:43:41 UTC 2008


> We need something analogous to mobile "smart beaconing" combined with 
> "proportional pathing" for weather.    When the station sees a rapid 
> change in key variables (wind speed, barometer, temp??), it would 
> increase the beacon rate.  After the front passes through and variables 

The OpenTracker does that now, at least with wind direction, and only 
when wind speed is above a set limit.  I did that to ensure timely 
updates at paraglider flight areas where wind conditions are a lot more 
interesting than barometric pressure or humidity.

Scott
N1VG





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