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[aprssig] Device Capabilities & proportional pathing

Tom Hayward esarfl at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 21:22:49 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 11:35, Bob Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> Curt,
> Please add a row for Proportional Pathing on the Device chart (and client
> chart if it is not there).  Add it adjacent to Smart Beaconing.
> You can mark the Kenwood D72 and D710 as having it.  I think that the VX8's
> also have it?

Unfortunately, the D72 and D710 don't honor the Proportional Pathing
setting when Smart Beaconing is enabled. Two features that improve
efficiency of APRS bandwidth, but you can't use them both. I guess
Kenwood doesn't want APRS to be too efficient.


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