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[aprssig] KPC3+ induced errors

Javier Henderson javier at kjsl.org
Wed Mar 16 03:52:13 UTC 2011


On Mar 15, 2011, at 11:43 PM, Larry Cerney wrote:

> I was just looking at the Kenwood D710 manual and noticed something in the APRS section (11) on page 11 and 12 referring to a Decay Algorithm which states:
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> “When My station position changes, the data is transmitted using an interval time based on the set Initial Interval or Proportional Pathing.  When the position data does not change, the data is transmitted based on a Decay Algorithm (1 minute, 2 minutes, 4 minutes,8 minutes, 16 minutes, 32 minutes, 32 minutes, 32 minutes, etc.)”
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> Now I’m assuming this is referencing the local station’s position and the station beaconing via RF.  But could this possibly effect what the station hears and passes through to UI-View and on to the APRS servers?  Somehow buffering heard stations until the Decay Algorithm kicks in?

The decay algorithm affects only the beacons sent by the D710, it has nothing to do with what the D710 hears and sends to whatever is connected to it.

-jav




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