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[aprssig] KJ4GQV ClusterBalloon Flying

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Fri Jul 30 10:49:22 UTC 2010


Matti Aarnio wrote:
>
> Too bad that while he is flying high, he is sending packets with path
> of WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1.
>   

I'm not going to re-open the PATH debate, here, but...

> Above altitude of 3000 feet one should use at most WIDE1-1, preferrably
> no via paths at all.  Think about how many receivers a flyer does reach
> directly with their transmission.
>   

WIDE1-1 is DEFINITELY NOT what a flyer wants.  Maybe a WIDE2-1, but NOT 
a WIDE1-1.  Pathless is possibly best at those altitudes, but not WIDE1-1!

> Bob should really write some new guidance on path definitions for flyers.
>   

Or somebody, with a good layman's description of the pros (few) vs the 
cons (many).

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Not continuing this thread beyond this response





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