[aprssig] Fillin digi experiment
oh2kku at iki.fi
Sun Jan 17 06:59:11 CST 2010
> If the same beacon is heard being digipeated by one of the wide area
> digipeaters within the 15 second period, the buffer is erased and the frame
> is not digipeated. If no digipeat is heard, the frame is digipeated and the
> buffer is erased so it becomes available for another frame.
I think there was some discussion about this "vicious" type of
digipeating here a couple of months ago. There are digis in existance
already that implement a similar algorithm and they work pretty nicely
capturing those packets that the big guys don't hear.
A key parameter here is the waiting period, 15 seconds sounds like a
pretty long time to hold on to a packet before digipeating it. I'd
prefer something under 10 seconds.
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