[aprssig] [APRSSIG] Universal Messaging

Magnus magnus at yonderway.com
Tue Oct 28 10:42:13 CDT 2008


Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
> Oh, and an IGate operator can also configure specific call signs to ALWAYS gate 
> from Internet to RF, but this feature should be used with caution due to the 
> possibility of saturating the local RF with data that may or may not be relevant.


Perhaps the default for an IGate should be to hold all messages *until*
an RF node is heard, and then go ahead and release the message.

TTL's can be applied to drop queued messages after a sane amount of time.

That would certainly keep unnecessary traffic off the local RF.

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