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[aprssig] TT4 Config for High Altitude Balloon

John Gorkos jgorkos at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 01:04:48 UTC 2012


I may have a fundamental misunderstanding of the WIDEN-n paradigm, then.
I thought that a digi configured for WIDEN-n would see a WIDE2 packet as
an undigipeated WIDE2-0, and would then digipeat it and either mark the
WIDE2 as used (WIDE2*) or insert its own call in the digi path, and remove
WIDE2 altogether.  Is the SSID of 1 essential to having a WIDEN-n digi
pick it up, or is it enough that the WIDE2 with an SSID of 0 be there?  Do
different DIGIs treat this differently (I.e. Do soft digis like APRSX and
DigiNED act differently than KPC3?

John Gorkos


On 4/8/12 8:42 PM, "Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:

>On 4/8/2012 8:27 PM, John Gorkos wrote:
>> Digi path should just be WIDE2 (next flight, we'll have a more
>> intelligent controller with altitude-variable digi paths).
>
>In most areas, WIDE2 isn't going to get you any digipeats, not that a
>balloon above N,000 feet needs it.  At most by popular recommendations,
>the path should be WIDE2-1.
>
>Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
>
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