[aprssig] Gating Objects from Internet to RF (fina?l)
esarfl at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 17:47:58 CDT 2009
On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Jason KG4WSV<kg4wsv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Tom Hayward<esarfl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As I count now, there are about 35 full stream
>> clients connected to first.aprs.net,
> I counted 115, and third has a few more. I didn't look at second.
Yes, you caught me. I only counted clients connected to port 10152 the
This time, I put FIRST's status page into a spreadsheet to get some
real data. I sorted by "Send bps". 84 clients are above 19000
bps--these have no filter string so I assume the full feed is around
Anyway, 84 full feed clients. I'll do the math for 115 too.
Lynn's text file containing all of the example objects is 204KB.
Extreme-case, this is sent every 10 minutes (staggered, of course).
Google says this equates to 873MB/month (for each full feed):
Multiply that by 84 or 115 clients, and it's an added 72GB or 98GB
respectively. Not quite 1TB.
Again, these calculations are for the full Echolink object list every
I doubt this would cripple the Core system. I think the value-added to
the local APRS operator is worth this cost. But that's just my
opinion, feel free to interpret these numbers how you like.
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