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[aprssig] Digipeater Question - Unused WIDE2

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Tue Apr 6 05:10:31 UTC 2010


Ok, same question but with WIDE1 instead of WIDE2?  If this is done by a 
particular TNC, wouldn't it end up killing the intent of a 
WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 original path if it decremented and retransmitted as 
DIGICA-LL*,WIDE1,WIDE2-1?  (DIGICA-LL* is the bogus digi's callsign-SSID 
inserted).

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ

Heikki Hannikainen wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Apr 2010, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
>
>> KI4OIU>APU25N,AA4QI-1*,WIDE2:=3012.58N/08135.46W_WWW.JAXSKYWARN.WEBS.COM
>>
>> If this packet is received over RF, and my client is configured as a 
>> WIDE2 digi, should it digipeat the packet or not?
>>
>> It seems that the AA4QI-1 digi is doing this consistently.
>
> Should not digi. I think UIDIGI does this - decrementing from WIDE2-1 
> to WIDE2 and not marking it as used. Also, if a WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 packet 
> is first converted to DIGI1*,WIDE2-1 by a callsign-substituting 
> fill-in digi, a second-hop UIDIGI will digipeat that with a resulting 
> path of DIGI1*,WIDE2.
>
>   - Hessu
>
>
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