[aprssig] Proper DIGI Path

Pentti Gronlund pentti.gronlund at tut.fi
Fri Sep 26 11:37:49 CDT 2008

Jan T . Pharo writes:
> "Cap Pennell" <cap at cruzio.com>, Thu, 25 Sep 2008 20:42:12 -0700
> >
> >WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 is not a good routine for mobile stations.
> >
> Really?
> >WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 is a much better routine for mobile stations.
> Really?
> That would depend upon the topography and network in the area in
> question, wouldn't it?
> E.g., things are different in areas with high mountains with digis
> (California?) on them and on wide plains (Northern Germany, USA's 'mid
> west'?) with digis let's say fifteen to thirty meters above average
> ground.

And while this WIDE1-1,WIDE2-* might be necessary in some countries with
lots of outdated digipeaters out there, there is no need for it somewhere
else, where the infrastructure is new or at least more recent.

WIDE2-2 should be enough, if it is made traceable at the digipeaters.

Benjamin OH3BK
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