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[aprssig] d710 WIDE1-1 setup?

Michael J. Wolthuis wolthui3 at msu.edu
Mon Apr 6 20:52:59 UTC 2009


Cap,
Yep.  That is correct and is because the parts of the areas I am in when not
at work need that to get to our main city IGate.  I will try scaling them
back, but I don't make it to my IGate then which is 80 miles from me and the
closest IGate.

Thanks for the info!
Mike
Kb8zgl


-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf
Of Cap Pennell
Sent: Monday, April 06, 2009 3:47 PM
To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
Subject: Re: [aprssig] d710 WIDE1-1 setup?

<snip>
> I’m not sure I understand your information about reducing the number of
> hops requested in your digipath settings?  What are your referring
> too?  We recommend all users run WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 in Michigan.  Did I
> miss something?  I thought that was the standard when digi coverage is
> good.
> 
> Mike
> Kb8zgl

Fine.  And I agree with Kai LA3QMA.  Yes, WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 is a good routine
setting for mobile or portable stations in North America at least.  It's
only that I noticed KB8ZGL-12 and KB8ZGL-1 were unfortunately set to
WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 instead (three VHF digipeater hops in all directions).
http://map.findu.com/kb8zgl*

73, Cap KE6AFE


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