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[aprssig] APRS packet rates

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Sun Feb 26 03:39:02 UTC 2012

Andrew VK4TEC wrote...

> Do you think a home station / fill in digi beacon rate of 2 
> minutes is excessive for a fixed site?

That would be a definite yes. For that matter, I would consider 
any station beaconing at a 2 minute rate 24 / 7 / 365 to be 
excessive. Whether it's the end of the world or not kinda depends 
on how busy the frequency is, but I don't think anyone would argue 
with the 10 minute rate that Lynne mentioned. If it was capable of 
sending most beacons direct but once or twice an hour it used a 
one or two hop path, even better.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!" 

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