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

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Wed Jul 22 21:31:17 UTC 2009


Robert Bruninga wrote:
>> Better to include this option in Echolink 
>> software and give suggestion to Echolink
>> operator, i.e. suggest to do beacon 
>> information about his Echolink in APRS-IS from
>> same PC, where Echolink node installed...
>>     
>
> Sorry, that is what I requested from Echolink over the last 5
> years that I have been trying to get this implemented.  But for
> a variety of reasons, Echolink did not do it that way.  But he
> DID accommodate our needs and he did implement the central
> server for position and status data, and that is what we get.
> Now Lynn is doing the needed passing of that data over to APRS.
>   
Besides, as I noted deep within another message, if EchoLink did this, 
that still doesn't resolve the event rate issues recently brought to the 
surface.  One script generating 2000 packets is the same (actually 
lighter) than 2000 nodes each generating their own packet.  If EchoLink 
updated their software, then each node that has RF and Position 
information configured would be doing this itself anyway.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ




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