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[aprssig] THOUGHTS ON RELIEVING APRS CONGESTION ON 144.39

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Sat Nov 20 18:41:12 UTC 2010


William McKeehan wrote:
> We do not digi on WIDE2-1; that is generally used in conjunction with
> WIDE1-1 as in WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1. We digi on WIDE1-1, then let the WIDE2-1 die or
> possibly be picked up by a digi outside of the area.
>   

What do you recommend for local fixed stations that are running on low 
antennas and/or power?  WIDE2-2?  or WIDE1-1?  The nationwide 
recommendation (I think) is WIDE2-1, but that won't get digi'd at all in 
your environment.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32




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