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[aprssig] APRS on Rovers -- Pt 2

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Fri Jan 18 00:39:58 UTC 2008


Ev W2EV wrote:
<snip>
> 2. When launching on APRS, use the path of "WIDE1-1,WIDE3-3".  This
>  will provide you with 4-hops of DIGIpeating, which will be about
> what your
>  SSB/CW RF range will be during the contest (yes, this is a
>  generality).  This is *different* than the suggested pathway of
> "WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2"
>  because there is a tactical need for it to be...but *only* for the VHF
>  contest this weekend.  Do not leave your Rovers APRS configuration in
>  that state, after the contest.
<snip>

The suggested routine path for mobiles is still WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 (not
WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2) in North America (at least).

Please, everybody, avoid using WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 routinely.  Thanks!

http://info.aprs.net/index.php?title=Paths
73, Cap KE6AFE





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