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[aprssig] Gating Objects from Internet to RF (fina?l)

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Wed Jul 22 21:03:05 UTC 2009


On Wed, 22 Jul 2009, Steve Dimse wrote:

> One more thing. This is more than 2000 lines of data with more than 100 chars 
> per line, and I heard a 10 minute cycle advocated by Bob. This is a huge 
> amount to dump on the APRS Internet System. You must dribble this in over the 
> full 10 minute cycle, even that may be too fast. It will add more than 3 
> packets every second, but dumping more than a few lines at a time will really 
> have an adverse affect on the entire system.

This is comparable to the H2O river-gauge objects I post to Firenet,
which last time I counted was over 4000 objects.  I specify a time
period and the script dribbles them out over that time period so-as
not to overload the system.

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