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[aprssig] Gating Objects from Internet to RF

Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists hamlists at ametx.com
Wed Jul 22 15:14:00 UTC 2009


Also, if you look at "phase 2", you could kill objects that go offline.

-----Original Message-----
From: Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists
Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 10:11 AM

>I recommend sending this out no more often than every 10 minutes to keep from overloading an RF frequency.  Now, that said, one of the original thoughts on Echolink objects was to have them sent anytime there is a status update (busy to online, for instance) or every 10 minutes, whichever is sooner.  This would require you maintaining a mirror database of sorts indicating when you sent the last packet for a station and what its status was.  The good thing about this method is that, after a while of uptime, the packets would spread out some if you checked the XML every minute, for instance.  Just a thought for "phase 2" ;-)



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