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[aprssig] Why do routes go very wrong?

Pentti Gronlund pentti.gronlund at tut.fi
Fri Aug 13 20:40:22 UTC 2010


Jaye Inabnit ke6sls writes:

> Tonight I did a little APRS-IS message to my APRS remote (using openAPRS).  
> Normally the test takes about 1 second, but not tonight.  Instead of APRS-IS 
> routing packets to my I-gate, they are being routing 110 miles north . .  My 
> I-gate only performs fill-in digi so none of the packets from the northern 
> station reach my remote.  I perform several more tests and after some time, 
> one packet makes it to MY I-gate from the APRS-IS server and is immediately 
> ack'd from my remote via my I-gate.

The packets go to APRS-IS from where they have the fastest route
to internet.

Nothing to do with the strongest signal or the closest Igate to
you.

Sorry.

Benjamin OH3BK
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