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[aprssig] ISONLY

Guido Trentalancia iz6rdb at trentalancia.com
Tue Mar 15 20:12:37 UTC 2011


On Tue, 15/03/2011 at 11.27 -0700, Bill V WA7NWP wrote:
> We have RFONLY and NOGATE pseudo path entries to keep packets out of
> the APRS-IS.   Why not also have something like "ISONLY" for folks
> that only care about being seen on the web services.  As more smart
> digipeaters are coming on line that would allow tuning the appropriate
> action at a digi.   A digi/IGate combo would know to not digi the
> packet at all as it was already Igated locally.  A digi that 'knows'
> it has multiple IGates in its coverage area could mark all additional
> hops used before resending the packet.
> 
> This could potentially reduce lots of extraneous packets on RF.

To me it sounds interesting and quite useful to have. Good idea !

73,

Guido IZ6RDB




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