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[aprssig] HELP! Digipeat storm in SE PA

Andrew P. andrewemt at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 20 18:35:14 UTC 2012


I used the

 :callsign:?APRSL

query pointed at my own callsign KA2DDO. Path was WIDE1-1.


------Original Message------
From: Stephen H. Smith
To: aprssig at tapr.org
Sent: Mar 20, 2012 2:26 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] HELP! Digipeat storm in SE PA


On 3/20/2012 2:21 PM, Andrew P. wrote:
> Greetings.
>
> I tried something that may or may not be uncool, which was to send a message containing a directed query to my own callsign, figuring I would bounce both the query and the answer off a local digipeater. It worked, but now I have local digipeaters digipeating the queries and replies back and forth. I shut down my station so it would stop responding to the copies of the original query message, but the messages are still bouncing, with max-length digipeater lists.
>
> Can anybody help me stop this, or will it fade out on its own (I hope!)?
>
> Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO
> Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry
>
>
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Did you do the directed query of a specific station or the global query to "All 
stations within earshot"?

What was your path setting when you sent out the query?



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