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[aprssig] WIDEn-N question

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Wed Nov 4 12:37:42 UTC 2009


Frank or Barbara Rossi wrote:
> I also encourage the Big DIGI's not to respond to WIDE1, because they 
> will pick up the WIDE2.
> Responding to both, the Big DIGI transmits twice.
How does the digi respond to WIDE2 in a WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 packet if no 
local heard it first?  Are you doing pre-emptive digipeating?  I was 
under the impression that the path is used in order.

Also, I thought Digis were supposed to do dupe detection and not digi a 
packet that they "recently" digi'd.  This prevents a second repeat of a 
just-repeated WIDE1 packet, doesn't it?

> From Westmoreland County Pa I should not see any packets from Ohio or 
> Maryland.
> I will see some West Virgina.
> N3FLR - Frank
>
I checked where you're located out of curiosity because I grew up in 
Johnstown PA.  That was quite a few years ago though!

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Palm Bay, FL



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