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[aprssig] Clarification on Wide 1 digi characteristic please

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Mon Mar 1 22:57:01 UTC 2010


Cap KE6AFE wrote...

> -- Setting up WX1CT's UI-View32 to act as a fill-in or event digi.--
> This type of digi is the least harmful to our congested VHF network.
> You must be running your TNC in KISS mode to enable the digipeater in
> UI-View32.
> Go to Setup -> Digipeater Setup
> Enable Digi is checked
> UI Only is checked
> Alias substitution is checked
> WIDEn-n is not checked
> TRACEn-n is not checked
> Alias(es) has WX1CT,WIDE1-1 
> Sub Alias has WX1CT 
> Dupe secs = 30
> Digi routes has 1=1

Even better, edit the DIGI Options section of uiview32.ini and change
UITRACE from TRACE (obsolete) to WIDE (to make it a traceable
WIDEn-N if enabled) and change UIFLOOD from WIDE to the two
letter abbreviation for the operator's state / province for SSn-N support.
After the edit, it will show as WIDEn-N and SSn-N instead of
TRACE and WIDE. Of course, just adding an alias of WIDE1-1 will
all the operator to set up a fill-in digi, but making the change will
make it compliant with the recommended digi settings as of the last
five years or so in case it ever needs to be enabled to offer support
for WIDEn-N or SSn-N. The owner should of course have enough 
local knowledge to be aware of when more than a fill-in digi was needed.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
--
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"



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