[aprssig] APRS Messenger Android released

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Jun 12 17:20:07 CDT 2013

> Just out of curiosity...any reason why you chose to have one fixed beacon
> rate?

Some of us like the deterministic nature of fixed rates.  It provides
all kinds of useful information.

1) You can know when to expect an update
2) You can easily judge coverage by looking at the separation of dots
3) You can easily see speed by looking at the separati of dots
4) You can judge network performance and consistancy
5) Your performance is deterministic.
6) Expectations are consistent


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