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[aprssig] Extending javAPRSSrvr's dupeTime

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 01:48:21 UTC 2008


On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 8:36 PM, Pierre Thibaudeau <ve2prt at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> However, these balloons climb to 75000+ft so they are heard by quite a
> number of digi's anyway.

They are also heard by a number of Igates, so there is no reason to
use any path at all when at altitude if there is a way around it.  The
OT provides a way to avoid it, by using profile switching.

Each increment in the hop count generates a geometric increase in the
amount of traffic on the net.  This has an incredible negative impact
from a high altitude.

-Jason
kg4wsv




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