[aprssig] RE: 6 meter APRS or meteorscater?
earl_needham at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 24 09:34:37 CST 2008
At 08:00 1/24/2008, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>Regarding Digipeating on Meteor Scatter:
> > And yet another possibility is to allow the
> > transmitting station to see his OWN packet
> > come back at him, thus showing that he
> > was heard. This is pretty handy, too.
>Yes, but that scenario won't work here. The sending station
>will probably be transmitting 30 copies of the same packet in
>one continuous key-down TX for 15 seconds per minute. If one of
>those gets through, then it will still be transmitting when the
>rare digipeat might occur. So it wont hear it.
Oh! I didn't follow this thread as closely as I should
have, and I didn't realize you're talking about Meteor Mode. You're
right, using meteor mode doesn't need a digi.
KD5XB -- Earl Needham
Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT
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